From: Carrol Cox
There are a number of readers embodied in any text. (The text I am
thinking about, to begin with, is the text produced by Kurtz.) Kurtz is
dead (in Marlow's narrative), so we only have Marlow's construal of
whether the horror was inner or "outer" -- new coinage :-) -- for Kurtz.
PM>Reminiscent of David Reisman?
I worked out in my head (but never in detail or on paper) some years ago
a theory of "the double plot" in the classical bourgeois novel, mostly
in respect to the novels of Austen, Tolstoy, and James
McLuhan made reference to James' IN THE CGAGE in this