Premium Content V.S. Naipaul: Travelogues, Truth, and the New Novel
By Anonymous - April 27, 2004
In his essay "Conrad's Darkness and Mine," V.S. Naipaul uses Joseph Conrad's short stories and novels as a basis for articulating his own views on narrative construction and the decline of the novel form. Naipaul states that Conrad was "the first modern writer I was introduced to" and the influence of Conrad is clear in many of Naipaul's works…
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