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    George Eliot and Joseph Conrad do not often find themselves discussed on the same page. The first is a writer of rural realism and the other a Polish born aristocrat turned sailor turned author of transnational and political fiction who early in his career declared himself 'modern'. However, the similarities between these two writers are not only found in their personal circumstances - alienation, change of name, physical and mental illness - but in their call upon humanity to find meaning in a …Read more