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Najder, Zdzisław

Overview
Works: 125 works in 394 publications in 3 languages and 8,351 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sea stories  History  Interviews  Sources  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Redactor, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Joseph Conrad, a chronicle by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

50 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new, extensively revised edition presents a wealth of new material from recently-opened former eastern-bloc archives. There is new material on Conrad's father's genealogy and his role in Polish politics; Conrad's service in the French and British merchant marines; his early English reading and correspondence; his experiences in the Congo; the circumstances of writing his memoirs, and much more. In addition, several aspects of Conrad's life and works are more thoroughly analyzed: his problems with the English language; his borrowings from French writers; his attitude toward socialism, his reaction to the reception of his books"--Publisher website (August 2007)
Congo diary and other uncollected pieces by Joseph Conrad( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- The Congo diary, 1890 -- Up-river book, 1890 -- The sisters, 1895-96 -- Letter to the New York times Saturday book review, 1901 -- The books of my childhood, 1902 -- On the North Sea outrage, 1904 -- My best story and why I think so, 1906 -- The silence of the sea, 1909 -- A set of six, 1915 -- From the preface to "Youth" and "Gaspar Ruiz," 1920 -- Cablegram to the Committee for the Polish government loan, Washington, 1920 -- Foreword to Corsican and Irish landscapes, 1921 -- The first thing I remember, 1921 -- A Hugh Walpole anthology introductory note, 1922 -- Foreword to J.G. Sutherland: At sea with Joseph Conrad, 1922 -- Proust as creator, 1923 -- Foreword to A.J. Dawson: Britain's life-boats, 1923.--Draft of speech to be made at the Life-boat institution at the ninety-ninth meeting, 1923 -- Speech at the Lifeboat institution, 1923 -- Warrington Dawson: Adventure in the night, 1924 -- Preface to The nature of a crime, 1924 -- The nature of a crime, 1924 -- Biographical bibliography (p.152-158)
Conrad under familial eyes : texts by Joseph Conrad( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conrad in perspective : essays on art and fidelity by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zdzislaw Najder, one of the world's leading authorities on Joseph Conrad and author of the major biography "Joseph Conrad: A Chronicle" (1983), is widely acclaimed for his particular insights into Conrad's Polish background. The fruits of thirty years of Conrad study appear in this landmark volume of his essays, which explore a wide range of topics: Conrad's national and cultural heritage; his fictions, from the unfinished "Sisters" and "Lord Jim" to "The Secret Agent"; his attitude towards Russia in general and Dostoevsky in particular; his concepts of man and society; and the role of the idea of honour in his work. In a series of more general essays, Najder goes on to place Conrad's work within a broad European philosophical, political, and literary context. "Conrad in Perspective" offers new insights into the life and work of one of the twentieth century's greatest novelists by one of his most perceptive critics
Values and evaluations by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Travelling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society
A personal record by Joseph Conrad( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Personal Record (1912) both documents and fictionalizes Joseph Conrad's early life and the opening stages of his careers as a writer and as a seaman. It is also an artistic and political manifesto. The introduction traces Conrad's sources and gives the history of writing and reception. The essay on the text and the apparatus set out the textual history. The notes explain literary and historical references, identify places, and gloss foreign terms. Four maps and a genealogical table supplement this explanatory material. This edition of A Personal Record, established through modern textual scholarship, presents Conrad's reminiscences and the volume's two prefaces in forms more authoritative than any so far printed."--BOOK JACKET
The mirror of the sea ; and, A personal record by Joseph Conrad( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ile jest dróg? by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nad Conradem by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

8 editions published in 1965 in Polish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conrad's Polish background; letters to and from Polish friends by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

13 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Conrad : biographie by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conrad wśród swoich : listy, dokumenty, wspomnienia by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in Polish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listy by Joseph Conrad( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conrad w oczach krytyki światowej by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in Polish and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wspólnota Europejska w oczach Polaków : wybór publicystyki i dokumenty by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wymiary polskich spraw, 1982-1990 by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Polish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Z Polski do Polski poprzez PRL by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Polish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete short fiction of Joseph Conrad by Joseph Conrad( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in Polish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drie novellen met toelichting en woordverklaringen in het Nederlands
Conrad--Polak, żeglarz, pisarz by Zdzisław Najder( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in Polish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Conrad under familial eyes : texts
Alternative Names
bo-gro.

Exul 1930-

Grodzicki, Bogusław.

Grodzicki, Bogusław 1930-

Kowalski, Marian.

Kowalski, Marian 1930-

Lasocki, Bronisław.

Lasocki, Bronisław 1930-

Najder, Z.

Najder, Z. 1930-

Najder, Zdzisław Marian 1930-

Socjusz.

Socjusz 1930-

Zdzisław Najder Polish historian

Найдер, Здзислав

Languages
English (126)

Polish (83)

French (2)

Covers
Conrad under familial eyes : textsConrad in perspective : essays on art and fidelityHeart of darknessA personal recordThe mirror of the sea ; and, A personal record