Table of contents for Colonial odysseys : empire and epic in the modernist novel / David Adams.


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Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1. Beyond the Pillars of Hercules
The Adventure Tradition and Ancient Greece · 
Modernist Nostalgia · Centripetal and Centrifugal 
Wandering (Homer, Virgil, Dante, Tennyson) · 
Forster's Mediterranean Ideal Succumbs to the Dust 
of India · Imperial Accommodations in A Passage to 
India
Chapter 2.``The Drive to Be at Home Everywhere'' 
Exile vs. Nationalism in Said's Secular Criticism · 
Excursus on Ulysses, Nationalism, and Mimesis · 
Transcendental Homelessness (Lukács) · Blumenberg 
on ``Reoccupation'' · Drawn into the God-Shaped 
Vacuum · Colonial Occupation as Failed Reoccupation 
· Literature as Redemptive Memory
Chapter 3.	Conrad's Weariness
``Remorse and Power'': Karain and the Queen
Hades and the Burden of the Past · Gilt Sixpence, 
Golden Jubilee · Emasculating Specters · Jubilee 
Redemption · Gilt Lettering; or, Writing and 
Redemption
 Redemption and Belatedness in Lord Jim and Heart of 
Darkness 
Rescuers in Need of Rescue (Conrad's Nonfiction) · 
Not Quite Gods (Jim and Kurtz) · Jim's Survivor 
Guilt, a ``Created Terror of the Imagination'' · 
The Mad Lie of Rejuvenation in the East · Mournful 
Africa · Marlow's Renunciation
A State of Terror: Nostromo's Dynamite 
Historicization in Nostromo Criticism · Occidental 
Weariness, A Father's Unnatural Error · 
Reoccupation Via Dynamite · Body Politic as Corpus 
Dei; or, The Death of the Father
Chapter 4.	Shadows of a ``Silver Globe'': Woolf's 
Reconfiguration of the Darkness
Avenues to Greece · ``I Think of the Greeks as 
Naked Black Men'' · ``What's the Truth of It 
All?''; or, Spheres of Being · Sea Voyages and 
Shipwrecks · Tunnels, Corridors, Caves · Reality 
without Totality? · Vision Liberated from 
Redemption?
Epilogue: Circling Home
Works Cited
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: English fiction 20th century History and criticism, Imperialism in literature, Forster, E, M, (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970, Passage to India, Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924, Heart of darkness, Epic literature, English History and criticism, Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, Voyage out, Modernism (Literature) Great Britain, Colonies in literature