Douglas Kerr

is a professor of English at the University of Hong Kong. His research interests in literary history include the literature of colonialism in Asia, the literature of war and of travel and the history of literary modernism.


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One of the most acute chroniclers and critics of the 19th-century European empires of the East was neither a historian nor a political scientist, but a Polish mariner. Douglas Kerr examines how Joseph Conrad mastered the narratives of empire in a language that was not his own.

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