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Joseph Conrad. The Secret Agent. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Joseph Conrad. The Portable Conrad. New York: Viking Penguin, 1969.
Hawthorn, Jeremy. "Conrad's Half-Written Fictions." The Cambridge Companion to the Modernist Novel, ed. Morag Shiach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 151-64.
Boes, Tobias. "The Poetics of Community: Thomas Mann, Joseph Conrad, Franz Kafka," The Cambridge History of Modernism, ed. Vincent Sherry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 610-25.
"Joseph Conrad Society." June 13, 2018. <http://www.josephconradsociety.org/>.
The Secret Agent Questions and Answers
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