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Author: Joseph Conrad; H Ray Stevens; J H Stape; Owen Knowles
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: The Cambridge edition of the works of Joseph Conrad
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Cambridge edView all editions and formats
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"Bringing together work composed from 1890 to 1924 the nineteen pieces collected in the posthumously published Last Essays (1926), with the addition of the 'Up-river Book' and scattered pieces by Conrad that Richard Curle excluded from his edition, serve as a primer to Conrd's wide interests and to the varieties of his style.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; H Ray Stevens; J H Stape; Owen Knowles
ISBN: 9780521190596 0521190592
OCLC Number: 652743702
Description: lv, 481 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Last Essays --
Geography And Some Explorers --
Torrens: A Presonal Tribute --
Christmas-Day At Sea --
Ocean Travel --
Outside Literature --
Legends --
Unlighted Coast --
Dover Patrol --
Memorandum --
Loss Of Dalgonar --
Travel: Preface To Richard Curle's Into The East --
Stephen Crane: Introduction To Thomas Beer's Stephen Crane --
His War-Book: Introduction To Stephen Crane's The Red Badge Of Courage --
Appreciation / John Galsworthy --
Glance At Two Books --
Preface To The Shorter Tables Of Joseph Conrad --
Cookery: Preface To Jessie Conrad's A Handbook Of Cookery For A Small House --
Future Of Constantinople --
Congo Notebooks --
Congo Diary --
Up-River Book --
Uncollected Essays --
Silence Of The Sea --
Author's Note To Youth And Gaspar Rutz --
Introductory Note To A Hugh Walpole Anthology --
Fore Word To Landscapes Of Corsica And Ireland By A.S. Kinkead --
Foreword To Britain's Life-Boats: The Story Of A Century Of Heroic Services By A.J. Dawson --
Texts: An Essay --
Book Editions --
Copy-texts --
Emendation --
Essays --
Uncollected Essays --
Cambridge Texts --
Apparatus --
Emendation and Variation --
Emendations of Accidentals --
Appendices --
A. Richard Curle's Introductions to Last Essays and `The Congo Diary' --
B. Dalgonar Incident: The London, Mercury Texts --
C. Preface to The Shorter Tales of Joseph Conrad: Two Rejected Drafts --
D. Note on the Torrens and Notes for `Travel' --
E. `Geography': Ur-version of `Geography and Some Explorers'.
Series Title: The Cambridge edition of the works of Joseph Conrad
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited by Harold Ray Stevens and J.H. Stape with the assistance of Mary Burgoyne and Alexandre Fachard. The Congo diary / co-edited and with explanatory notes by Owen Knowles and Harold Ray Stevens.

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