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In the century and more since Joseph Conrad first published “Falk: A Reminiscence,” his tale has been examined from a variety of critical perspectives. I would like to begin by reviewing some of these responses in order to locate this paper's perhaps surprising claim that “Falk” is a story about dining.

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George Gordon Byron . The Complete Poetical Works. Volume V: Don Juan. Ed. K. McGann Jerome . Oxford: Clarendon P, 1986.

Maud Ellmann . The Hunger Artists: Starving, Writing and Imprisonment. London: Virago, 1993.

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan . The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999.

Tony Tanner . “‘Gnawed Bones’ and ‘Artless Tales’: Eating and Narrative in Conrad.” Joseph Conrad: A Commemoration. Ed. Norman Sherry . London: Macmillan, 1976. 1736.

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Victorian Literature and Culture
  • ISSN: 1060-1503
  • EISSN: 1470-1553
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