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Joseph Conrad : a literary life

Author: Cedric Thomas Watts
Publisher: Basingstoke ; London : Macmillan, 1989.
Series: Macmillan literary lives
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study aims to trace Conrad's literary career in the context of his life, his times and his intellectual background, thus providing the reader with an historical basis for his works. The emphasis  Read more...

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Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cedric Thomas Watts
ISBN: 0333417194 9780333417195
OCLC Number: 468797410
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: IX-156 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Biographical: the financing of Conrad's careers. Part 2 Cultural: Polish influences; French and English literature; a note on philosophical and scientific matters. Part 3 Phazes in Conrad's literary development: inception of the literary career - Unwin, Garnett, "Almayer's Folly, An Outcast of the Islands and Tales of Unrest"; Henley, the "News Review" and "The Nigger of the Narcissus"; the Blackwood phaze - "Youth", "Heart of Darkness" and "Lord Jim"; enter Pinker; collaboration with F.M.Hueffer - "The Inheritors and Romance"; "The Mirror of the Sea", "Nostromo" and "T.P.'s Weekly"; "The Secret Agent", "Ridgway's" and the theatre; "Under Western Eyes"; the later years - "Chance" and its aftermath. Part 4: conclusion. Part 5: Caudal.
Series Title: Macmillan literary lives
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