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The nigger of the "Narcissus" : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, reviews and criticism

Author: Joseph Conrad; Robert Kimbrough
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1979.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This account of the voyage of a sailing ship from Bombay harbour to the Port of London explores the psychological pressures on a group of nineteenth century seamen as they face the extemes of nature and the secrets and evasions of two of their comrades.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Fiction
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Robert Kimbrough
ISBN: 039304517X 9780393045178 0393090191 9780393090192
OCLC Number: 4076699
Description: xi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The text of the Nigger of the "Narcissus" --
The nigger of the "Narcissus --
Seamanship in chapter three of The nigger of the "Narcissus" --
Backgrounds and sources: Preface to The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Joseph Conrad --
Textual history and textual notes: The "Preface" / Thomas Lavoie --
Conrad's preface to The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Ian Watt --
To my readers in America / Joseph Conrad --
Letters from Joseph Conrad / Edward Garnett --
From his correspondence / Joseph Conrad: To T. Fisher Unwin, October 19, 1896 --
To Edward Garnett, October-November 1896 --
To Edward Lancelot Sanderson, November 21, 1896 --
To T. Fisher Unwin, December 13, 1896 --
To Edward Garnett, December 1896-January 1897 --
To Helen Watson, January 27, 1897 --
To Edward Lancelot Sanderson, January 27, 1897 --
To Edward Garnett, February-March 1897 --
To Edward Lancelot Sanderson, May 19, 1897 --
To Edward Garnett, May-June 1897 --
To Helen Watson, June 27, 1897 --
To R.B. Cunninghame Graham, August 9, 1897 --
To Edward Garnett, November 4, 1897 --
To Stephen Crane, November 1897 --
To Edward Garnett, December 5, 1897 --
To R.B. Cunninghame Graham, December 6-20, 1897 --
From W.H. Chesson, January 13, 1898 --
To W.H. Chesson, January 16, 1898 --
To Henry Seidel Canby, April 7, 1924 --
Stephen Crane / Joseph Conrad --
[The ship and the sea] / Joseph Conrad --
A familiar preface / Joseph Conrad --
[Conrad on the Narcissus] / G. Jean-Aubry --
The book of the ship Narcissus / Gerald Morgan --
Reviews and criticism: Contemporary reviews: From the Daily Mail, December 7, 1897 --
From the Daily Telegraph, December 8, 1897 --
From the Glasgow Herald, December 9, 1897 --
From The Daily Chronicle, December 22, 1897 --
From The Spectator, December 25, 1897 --
Criticism: The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Albert Guerard --
Conrad criticism and The nigger of the 'Narcissus" / Ian Watt --
Social comment in The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Norris W. Yates --
Narcissus afloat / Gerald Morgan --
The nigger of the "Narcissus": myth, mirror. And metropolis / Donald T. Torchiana --
Contemporary psychology in The nigger of the "Narcissus" / John E. Saveson --
Selective memory, leisure, and the language of Joseph Conrad's The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Sanford Pinsker --
Postures of belief in The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Robert Foulke --
Semantic and structural indeterminacy in The nigger of the "Narissus": an experiment in reading / William W. Bonney --
The nigger of the "Narcissus" and its preface / John Howard Weston --
A tale of passion / Paul L. Wiley --
Racism, or realism? Literary apatheid, or poetic license? Conrad's burden in The Nigger of the "Narcissus" / Eugene B. Redmond.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited by Robert Kimbrough.

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This account of the voyage of a sailing ship from Bombay harbour to the Port of London explores the psychological pressures on a group of nineteenth century seamen as they face the extemes of nature and the secrets and evasions of two of their comrades.

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