Political Liberty, Moral Responsibility, and the Formation of States in South America: Andrés Bello and Joseph Conrad


Joseph Conrad's 1904 masterpiece, Nostromo, addresses crucial questions of liberty and responsibility on both the political and personal levels. Conferees read the novel in conjunction with several short selections from Andres Bello, chosen to amplify some of the novel’s key themes.


Conference Readings

Bello, Andres. Selected Writings of Andrew Bello. Edited by Ivan Jaksic. Translated by Frances Lopez-Morillas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Conrad, Joseph. Nostromo. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.