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Joseph Conrad : a Biography.

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit : Cooper Square Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filled with provocative new assessments and new facts, this biography presents the contradictory, tormented life of Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), author of Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim, and one of the great figures of modern literature.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meyers, Jeffrey.
Joseph Conrad : A Biography.
Blue Ridge Summit : Cooper Square Press, ©2001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Meyers
ISBN: 9781461732020 1461732026
OCLC Number: 1055014448
Description: 1 online resource (343 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
Dedication --
Contents --
Illustrations --
Maps --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
1. The Polish Heritage --
2. A Polish Childhood, 1857-1874 --
3. Marseilles and the Carlists, 1874-1878 --
4. English Sailor, 1878-1886 --
5. From Second Mate to Master, 1880-1886 --
6. Eastern Voyages, 1886-1889 --
7. Into the Congo, 1890 --
8. Sailor to Writer, 1891-1894 --
9. Courtship and Marriage, 1894-1896 --
10. Literary Friendships and Artistic Breakthrough, 1897-1898 --
11. Ford and Pent Farm, 1898-1902 --
12. J.B. Pinker and Nostromo, 1901-1904. 13. Capri, Montpellier and The Secret Agent, 1905-1909 --
14. Breakdown and Success, 1910-1913 --
15. Return to Poland and Victory, 1914-1915 --
16. Jane Anderson, 1916-1917 --
17. The War Years, 1916-1918 --
18. Fame and America, 1919-1924 --
Appendix I: The Later Life of Jane Anderson, 1918-1947 --
Appendix II: The Quest for Jane Anderson --
Notes --
Bibliography of Conrad --
Bibliography of Jane Anderson --
Index.

Abstract:

Filled with provocative new assessments and new facts, this biography presents the contradictory, tormented life of Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), author of Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim, and one of the great figures of modern literature.

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