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Conrad, Joseph 1857-1924

Overview
Works: 5,829 works in 24,086 publications in 29 languages and 488,073 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Film adaptations  Sea stories  Records and correspondence 
Subject Headings: Novelists, English 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Other, Editor, Composer, Recipient, Conceptor, Translator, Correspondent, Performer, Contributor, Originator
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Publications by Joseph Conrad
Publications by Joseph Conrad, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Joseph Conrad
 
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Most widely held works by Joseph Conrad
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Book )
1,390 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 19,124 libraries worldwide
Stripped of his seaman's license, convinced of his own cowardice, Jim sets out on a tragic and transcendent search for redemption
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Book )
490 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 12,563 libraries worldwide
In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Traveling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society
Nostromo a tale of the seaboard by Joseph Conrad( Book )
620 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in 21 languages and held by 10,938 libraries worldwide
"Conrad's pessimistic worldview colors this novel depicting the brutality of Latin American politics and the tragedies that inevitably ensue."
The nigger of the "Narcissus" : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, reviews and criticism by Joseph Conrad( Book )
595 editions published between 1897 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 7,629 libraries worldwide
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
The secret agent by Joseph Conrad( Book )
441 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 7,627 libraries worldwide
Mr. Verloc keeps a shop in London's Soho, where he lives with his wife Winnie, her infirm mother, and her idiot brother, Stevie. When Verloc is reluctantly involved in an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory, things go disastrously wrong
Almayer's folly by Joseph Conrad( Book )
374 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,874 libraries worldwide
Set in a jungle village in eastern Borneo during the 1880s, Almayer's Folly recreates the many conflicts - economic, religious, racial, cultural, sexual - of imperial Europe with the colonized East Indies through Joseph Conrad's story of Kaspar Almayer's personal tragedy: his loss of both his daughter of mixed race to her native lover and his dream of finding enough gold to return to Amsterdam in triumph
An outcast of the islands by Joseph Conrad( Book )
273 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,360 libraries worldwide
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Under western eyes by Joseph Conrad( Book )
360 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,262 libraries worldwide
Depicts the struggles of a Russian philosophy student who becomes involved against his will in a revolutionist murder
The rescue by Joseph Conrad( Book )
220 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,067 libraries worldwide
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The arrow of gold by Joseph Conrad( Book )
230 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,915 libraries worldwide
During the Carlist war of the early 1870s, a young sailor, the unnamed protagonist, joins the champions of Don Carlos de Bourbon, pretender to the throne of Spain. The Carlists use the eager youth's intense attraction to the sea to persuade him to run perilous enterprises for their cause, ventures he later learns have been financed by the beautiful mistress and heiress of a rich man's fortune. When he falls in love with her, he finds himself moved absolutely by this discovery, despite the fact that she is unable to return his love fully. In the end he is left alone with his first love, the sea, his brief time with the mysterious Doña Rita marking a tumultuous awakening to a life of passion, the desolation that hides in its shadow, and the possibility of rebirth in its wake
Chance - a tale of two cities by Joseph Conrad( Book )
247 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,817 libraries worldwide
The story of Flora de Barral, a vulnerable and abandoned young girl who is "like a beggar, without a right to anything but compassion." After her bankrupt father is imprisoned, she learns the harsh fact that a woman in her position "has no resources but in herself." Her only means of action is to be what she is. Flora's long struggle to achieve some dignity and happiness makes her Conrad's most moving female character
The shadow line a confession by Joseph Conrad( Book )
311 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,738 libraries worldwide
A young man's experiences on the sea in the Orient is contrasted with the wiser experiences of his elders
Victory : an island tale by Joseph Conrad( Book )
354 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,347 libraries worldwide
"A story of rescue and violent tragedy set in the Malayan archipelago, 'Victory' combines high adventue with a sensitive portrayal of three drifters."
Within the tides by Joseph Conrad( file )
134 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,973 libraries worldwide
Although Joseph Conrad was Polish by birth and did not become a fluent speaker of English until well into adulthood, he achieved unparalleled heights of literary mastery in his adopted tongue and is now widely regarded as one the masters of twentieth-century fiction. This collection of short stories is a comprehensive collection of Conrad's early and mid-career fiction
The secret sharer by Joseph Conrad( file )
132 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,761 libraries worldwide
A captain, unfamiliar with his crew and questioning his own ability, rescues a strange man from the sea
Heart of darkness and the secret sharer notes ... by Joseph Conrad( Book )
131 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,474 libraries worldwide
The story of the civilized, enlightened Mr. Kurtz who embarks on a harrowing "night journey" into the savage heart of Africa, only to find his dark and evil soul. The Secret Sharer. The saga of a young, inexperienced skipper forced to decide the fate of a fugitive sailor who killed a man in self-defense. As he faces his first moral test the skipper discovers a terrifying truth -- and comes face to face with the secret itself. Heart Of Darkness and The Secret Sharer draw on actual events and people that Conrad met or heard about during his many far-flung travels. In portraying men whose incredible journeys on land and at sea are also symbolic voyages into their own mysterious depths, these two masterful works give credence to Conrad's acclaim as a major psychological writer
Tales of unrest by Joseph Conrad( Book )
169 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,432 libraries worldwide
"The five stories brought together in Tales of Unrest (1898) mark a turning point in the writer's career. Conrad's first short story collection evidences a writer firmly in control of his new craft staking a claim to diverse cultural and fictional territories. The introduction situates the writing of these stories in Conrad's career and discusses their sources and contemporary reception. The explanatory notes identify literary and historical references and real-life places, and indicate influences. Two maps and six illustrations enrich the explanatory matter. The essay on the text lays out the history of the work's composition and publication, details interventions by Conrad's typists, compositors and editors, and explains editorial policy. This edition, established through modern textual scholarship, presents Conrad's stories and his preface to the collection in forms more authoritative than any so far printed"
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Sound Recording )
135 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,226 libraries worldwide
A journey up the river in the Belgian Congo is also a journey into the darkest part of a man's soul
Youth and two other stories by Joseph Conrad( Book )
91 editions published between 1903 and 1996 in English and held by 3,162 libraries worldwide
The mirror of the sea by Joseph Conrad( Book )
227 editions published between 1905 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,946 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Conrad.
Conrad, J.
Conrad, J. (Joseph), 1857-1924
Conrad, José, 1857-1924
Conrad, Josep 1857-1924
Conrad, Joseph
Conrad, Józef.
Conrad, Józef, 1857-1924
Conrad-Korzeniowski, Josef
Conrad-Korzeniowski, Joseph.
Conrad-Korzeniowski, Joseph 1857-1924
Conrad Korzeniowski, Józef.
J. C. K.
J. C. K. 1857-1924
Kʻang-la-te, 1857-1924
Kʻolladŭ, Josep, 1857-1924
Konrad, Dzd (Dzhozef), 1857-1924
Konrad, Dzhozef, 1857-1924
Konrad, Džouzef.
Konrad, Džozef.
Konrad, Josef T. 1857-1924
Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowsky, Jozef Tedor, 1857-1924
Konrad, Xhozef
Konrads, Džozefs, 1857-1924
Kʻonradŭ, Chosep, 1857-1924
Kʻonradŭ, Josep, 1857-1924
Konrant, Tzozeph, 1857-1924
Konreds, Džozifs
Konreds, Džozifs, 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, ... 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, J.T.K.
Korzeniowski, Josef Konrad 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Josef Teodor
Korzeniowski, Jósef Teodor Konrad Naleçz
Korzeniowski, Joseph 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Joseph Conrad-
Korzeniowski, Joseph Conrad 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Joseph Conrad Theodore
Korzeniowski, Joseph Conrad Theodore 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Józef, 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Józef Konrad
Korzeniowski, Józef Konrad Teodor
Korzeniowski Józef Konrad Teodor 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Józef T. 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Józef Teodor Konrad
Korzeniowski, Józef Teodor Konrad, 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Józef Teodor Konrad Nałe̜cz 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Konrad.
Korzeniowski, Teodor Josef Konrad
Korzeniowski, Teodor Józef Konrad.
Korzeniowski Teodor Józef Konrad 1857-1924
Korzeniowski, Theodor Josef Konrad 1857-1924
Korzeniowsky, Joseph Conrad, 1857-1924
Korzeniowsky, Józef Teodor Konrad 1857-1924
Kūnrād, Ǧūzīf
Nałecz Korzeniowski, Józef Teodor Konrad 1857-1924
Qônrâd, Ǧôzef 1857-1924
Qôženyôvsqî, Têʾôdôr Yôsēf Qônrâd 1857-1924
Конрад, Джозеф, 1857-1924
קאנראד, ג'וזף, 1857-1924
קונראד, ג׳וזף, 1857־1924
קונראד, ג׳וסף
קונרד, ג׳וזף
קונרד, ג׳וזף, 1857-1924
קונרד, יוסף
جوزيف كونراد، 1857-1924
كونراد، جوزف، 1857-1924
كونراد، جوزيف
コンラッド
コンラッド, ジョウゼフ
コンラッド, ジョゼフ
康拉德, 1857-1924
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