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Joseph Conrad : a biography

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biographer Jeffrey Meyers presents an incisive study of the great writer Joseph Conrad. Meyers focuses on Conrad's friendships with Ford Madox Ford, Henry James, Stephen Crane, and John Galsworthy;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meyers, Jeffrey.
Joseph Conrad.
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©1991
(OCoLC)645780972
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Meyers
ISBN: 0684192306 9780684192307
OCLC Number: 22510027
Description: xvi, 428 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Polish heritage --
A Polish childhood, 1857-1874 --
Marseilles and the Carlists, 18874-1878 --
English sailor, 1878-1886 --
From second mate to master, 1880-1886 --
Eastern voyages, 1886-1889 --
Into the Congo, 1890 --
Sailor to writer, 1891-1894 --
Courtship and marriage, 1894-1896 --
Literary friendships and artistic breakthrough, 1897-1898 --
Ford and Pent Farm, 1898-1902 --
J.B. Pinker and Nostromo, 1901-1904 --
Capri, Montpellier and The secret agent, 1905-1909 --
Breakdown and success, 1910-1913 --
Return to Poland and Victory, 1914-1915 --
Jane Anderson, 1916-1917 --
The war years, 1916-1918 --
Fame and America, 1919-1924.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Meyers.

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