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Hampson, Robert

Overview
Works: 69 works in 243 publications in 2 languages and 4,153 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Sea stories  Diaries  Adventure stories  Dictionaries  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Performer, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Hampson
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Book )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of white men journeys up the Congo River to invade the jungles of the Belgian Congo, in an effort to rob the natives of their irovy
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Book )
23 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eponymous Jim is a young, good-looking, genial, and naive water-clerk on the Patna, a cargo ship plying Asian waters. He is, we are told, "the kind of fellow you would, on the strength of his looks, leave in charge of the deck." He also harbors romantic fantasies of adventure and heroism--which are promptly scuttled one night when the ship collides with an obstacle and begins to sink. Acting on impulse, Jim jumps overboard and lands in a lifeboat, which happens to be bearing the unscrupulous captain and his cohorts away from the disaster. The Patna, however, manages to stay afloat. The foundering vessel is towed into port--and since the officers have strategically vanished, Jim is left to stand trial for abandoning the ship and its 800 passengers
Joseph Conrad : betrayal and identity by Robert Hampson( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through attention to incidents of betrayal and self-betrayal in his fiction, this book traces the development of Conrad's conception of identity through the three phases of his career: the self in isolation, the self in society and the sexualized self. It shows how the early fiction negotiates the opposed dangers of the self-ideal and the surrender to passion; how the middle fiction tests the ideal code psychologically and ideologically; and how the late fiction probes sexuality and morbid psychology. It challenges the conventional construction of Conrad's career in terms of 'achievement and decline', and makes illuminating use of Laingian psychology
Conrad's secrets by Robert Hampson( Book )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text explores a range of knowledges which would have been familiar to Conrad and his original readers. Drawing on research into trade, policing, sexual and financial scandals, changing theories of trauma and contemporary war-crimes, it provides contexts for Conrad's fictions and produces original readings of his work
New British poetries : the scope of the possible ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cross-cultural encounters in Joseph Conrad's Malay fiction by Robert Hampson( Book )
11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The volume focuses on cross-cultural encounters, cultural identity and cultural dislocation in this fiction, paying particular attention to issues of 'race' and gender. It also situates Conrad's writings about Malaysia in relation to earlier English accounts of the archipelago. It considers work by Mundy, Keppel, Wallace and Clifford, which Conrad had read, as well as exploring the discursive formation within which that work was produced. At the same time, it also indicates something of the region's history of cross-cultural encounters." "The book draws on new historicism, as well as postcolonial and postmodern theory, to explore the central problem that Conrad addressed in his fiction: how to represent another culture."--Jacket
Frank O'Hara now : new essays on the New York poet ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank O'Hara's writing is central to any consideration of 20th century American poetry. This collection of essays asks why O'Hara remains so important to 21st century readers and writers of poetry. The book is transatlantic in tone, combining American scholarship with a wide sampling of British writers
King Solomon's mines by H. Rider Haggard( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On board a ship bound for Natal, adventurer Allan Quatermain meets Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good. His new friends have set out to find Sir Henry's younger brother, who vanished while seeking King Solomon's legendary diamond mines in the African interior. By strange chance, Quatermain has a map to the mines, drawn in blood, and agrees to join the others on their perilous journey. The travellers face many dangers on their quest - the baking desert heat, the hostile lost tribe they discover and the evil 'wise woman' who holds the secret of the diamond mines."--BOOK JACKET
Ford Madox Ford's modernity ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victory by Joseph Conrad( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Axel Heyst, a dreamer and a restless drifter, believes he can avoid suffering by cutting himself off from others. Then he becomes involved in the operation of a coal company on a remote island in the Malay Archipelago, and when it fails he turns his back on humanity once more. But his life alters when he rescues a young English girl, Lena, from Zangiacomo's Ladies' Orchestra and the evil innkeeper Schomberg, taking her to his island retreat. The affair between Heyst and Lena begins with her release, but the relationship shifts as Lena struggles to save Heyst from the detachment and isolation that have inhibited and influenced his life. Marked by a violent and tragic conclusion, Victory is both a tale of rescue and adventure and a perceptive study of a complex relationship and of the power of love
Ford Madox Ford : a reappraisal ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Something of myself : for my friends known and unknown by Rudyard Kipling( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assembled fugitives : selected poems 1973-1998 by Robert Hampson( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A feast of friends by Robert Hampson( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
False memory by Tony Lopez( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
False Memory is a major political poem, written through the events of the 1990s, representing the damaged world that we know in all its violence and inequality. Focusing on public language rather than private experience, False Memory is a hilarious collage of all the specialized jargons and advertised slogans that situate us in the postmodern world
A comparison of the novelist's psychology with professional psychology practiced by therapists and lay-psychology by James Van Loon( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parade's end by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the author's four novels of the European War, a panorama of England preceding and during the war - "Some do not", "No more parades", "A man could stand up", and "The last post". Also available in the separate volumes
Les revenants by Mogwai (Musical group)( Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New British poetries, 1970-90 : scope of the possible ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A human measure by Robert Hampson( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hampson, R. G.
Hampson, R. G. 1948-
Hampson, R. G. (Robert Gavin)
Hampson, Robert.
Hampson, Robert Gavin 1948-
Languages
English (166)
Italian (1)
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