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Lord Jim : authoritative text, backgrounds, sources, criticism

Author: Joseph Conrad; Thomas C Moser
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [1996] 1996
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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As a young ship's officer in the British Mercantile Marine, Jim is branded a coward when he deserts a passenger-crowded ship he believes is sinking. Trying to atone for his cowardice, he prowls the unmapped jungles of the Far East in search of the feudal warlord who is terrorizing the peace-loving natives. He helps the enslaved natives, is raped by a tribal chief, and finally sacrifices his life for them. A tale of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Adventure fiction
Didactic fiction
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Thomas C Moser
ISBN: 0393963357 9780393963359
OCLC Number: 32012970
Description: xiv, 506 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: The text of Lord Jim --
Backgrounds --
Sources --
Criticism.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited by Thomas C. Moser.

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This Norton Critical Edition provides the most authoritative text of Lord Jim yet published; it is based on the definitive third English edition, collated with the periodical version that appeared in  Read more...

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