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Joseph Conrad : the three lives

Author: Frederick Robert Karl
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1979.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Robert Karl
ISBN: 0374180148 9780374180140
OCLC Number: 4136294
Description: xvi, 1008 pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Polish years : 1857-1874. Soundings --
Birth --
Surviving --
Breaking away --
The French interlude : 1874-1878. Bearings --
On the edge --
Don Quixote --
The English mariner : 1878-1889. Sailing on English ships --
The first test --
Moving toward the Narcissus --
The master mariner and the apprentice writer --
In Leopold's Congo : 1889-1890. Embarking --
Journey to the end of the night --
The writer : 1891-1899. Limbo --
Turning to shore --
Toward the self --
Marriage and rescue --
Holding on --
Into the mouth of hell --
The Novelist : 1899-1904 --
The major career : 1899-1910. Racing into print --
Pinker and Jim --
Ford and romance --
Nostromo --
Nostromo's epigone --
The pit of Babel --
Sailing close --
Burrowing in --
The English review --
Dreams, hags, magic sleights --
Through Victory : 1911-1915. Enter John Quinn and Andre Gide --
I fear not death, but dying gives me pause --
Craft of courage, which? --
Fortune, not wisdom, rules the life of man --
Final things : 1916-1924. This age is broken down, the earth outworn --
A little dust, a ghost, a gossip's tale --
A dubious rescue --
Idle days breed wandering thoughts --
Sleep after toyle, port after stormie seas.
Responsibility: a biography by Frederick R. Karl.

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