Maya Jasanoff’s book, “The Dawn Watch,” uses Conrad’s work to tell a story of globalization, imperialism and resistance.
By Ngugi wa Thiong’O
A professor of international relations describes a country of contrasts.
What counts as progress? I traveled to Africa to see what has, and hasn’t, changed since the author’s visit over a century ago.
By Maya Jasanoff
The artist’s new film closely follows the plot of Joseph Conrad’s 1907 novel, but transposes the story to Portugal in 1975, after that country’s dictatorship fell.
By Randy Kennedy
The director and screenwriter shares the titles she’d most want to take with her on a desert island.
By Gia Coppola
Learning about life, from the age of the great sailing ships.
To abandon your native tongue and adopt another is to dismantle yourself, piece by piece, and then to put yourself together again in a different form.
By Costica Bradatan
What Joseph Conrad’s “Lord Jim” can tell us about the Costa Concordia debacle.
By Juliet Lapidos
The narrator of this novel emends Joseph Conrad’s “Nostromo.”
By Natasha Wimmer
A new opera based on Joseph Conrad’s novel “The Secret Agent” opened at Hunter College.
By Steve Smith