The political skepticism of Joseph Conrad

Publication Year:
1971
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Repository URL:
https://preserve.lehigh.edu/etd/3943
Author(s):
Brooks, David R., Jr.
Tags:
English Language and Literature
thesis / dissertation description
Joseph Conrad is not at all sanguine about the possibility of man ever improving his lot. In man's present state, he is corrutp; he is too materialistic, too aggressive, to blind to his own faults. The political institutions he has errected mirror forth his deficiencies. Yet Conrad offers no viable alternative to these institutions