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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:   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: Preface; Chronology; Abbreviations and note on editions; Introduction; Last Essays: Geography and Some Explorers; The Torrens: A Personal Tribute; Christmas-Day At Sea; Ocean Travel; Outside Literature; Legends; The Unlighted Coast; The Dover Patrol; Memorandum; The Loss of the Dalgonar; Travel: Preface to Richard Curle's 'Into the East'; Stephen Crane: Introduction to Thomas Beer's 'Stephen Crane: A Study in American Letters'; His War-book: Introduction to Stephen Crane's 'The Red Badge of Courage'; John Galsworthy: an appreciation; A Glance at Two Books; Preface to 'The Shorter Tales of Joseph Conrad'; Cookery: Preface to Jessie Conrad's 'A Handbook of Cookery for a Small House'; The Future of Constantinople; The Congo notebooks: The Congo Diary; Up-River Book; Uncollected essays: The Silence of the Sea; Author's Note to 'Youth' and 'Gaspar Ruiz'; Introductory note to 'A Hugh Walpole Anthology'; Foreword to 'Landscapes of Corsica and Ireland' by A. S. Kinkead; Foreword to 'Britain's Life-boats: The Story of a Century of Heroic Service' by A. J. Dawson; Appendices: A. Richard Curle's introductions to Last Essays and 'The Congo Diary'; B. The 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'; 'Geography': Ur-version of 'Geography and Some Explorers'; The texts: an essay; Apparatus; Textual notes; Glossary of nautical terms; Notes.
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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