Volcanoes, disaster, and evil in victory

Richard Niland

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A literary criticism of the book "Victory," written by Joseph Conrad is presented. It states that the language used in "Victory" draw upon dichotomies of good and evil. Furthermore, it also talks about Alfred Russel Wallace's 1869 book "The Malay Archipelago" which was one of the sources of "Victory."
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages14
JournalThe Conradian : the journal of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK)
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015


  • Joseph Conrad
  • Victory
  • Malay Archipelago
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
  • natural disaster
  • volcanoes
  • evil


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