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eBook Joseph Conrad (Writers and Their Work) epub
  • ISBN: 0746307373
  • Author: Cedric Watts
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Liverpool University Press (June 1, 1994)
  • Pages: 80 pages
  • ePUB size: 1356 kb
  • FB2 size 1506 kb
  • Formats azw mobi lit lrf


Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature

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Conrad’s view of life is indeed deeply pessimistic. In every idealism are the seeds of corruption, and the most honourable men find their unquestioned standards totally inadequate to defend themselves against the assaults of evil. It is significant that Conrad repeats again and again situations in which such men are obliged to admit emotional kinship with those whom they have expected only to despise.

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Writers & Their Work S. Number of pages. Drawing upon the mast recent thinking in English studies, each book considers biographical material, examines recent criticism, includes a detailed bibliography, and offers a concise but challenging reappraisal of a writer's major work. Published in the U. K. by Northcote House in association with The British Council.

Joseph Conrad : a literary life. Joseph Conrad : a literary life. by. Watts, Cedric Thomas. Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924, Novelists, English. New York : St. Martin's Press.

Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski ) was a Polish-born English novelist who . He was deeply interested in a small number of writers both in French and English whose work he studied carefully.

Conrad left his native Poland in his middle teens to avoid conscription into the Russian Army. This was useful when, because a need to come to terms with his experience, lead him to write Heart of Darkness, in 1899, which was followed by other fictionalized explorations of his life.

Joseph Conrad was an acclaimed Polish author, who wrote in English. Joseph Conrad was born to Apollo Korzeniowski, a writer and political activist and Ewa Bobrowska in in Berdichev, Podolia. Read this biography to learn more about his childhood, works, achievements, life and timeline. Birthday: December 3, 1857.

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

Joseph Conrad was an author who is remembered for novels like 'Heart of. .Conrad's education was erratic. He also had friendships with prominent writers such as John Galsworthy, Ford Madox Ford and .

Joseph Conrad was an author who is remembered for novels like 'Heart of Darkness,' which drew on his experience as a mariner and addressed profound themes of nature and existence. He was first tutored by his literary father, then attended school in Krakow and received further private schooling. At the age of 16, Conrad left Poland and traveled to the port city of Marseilles, France, where he began his years as a mariner.

Locating Conrad's work in the context of the writer's life and cultural milieu, Professor Watts's study examines the main phase in Conrad's literary development. Drawing out the distinctive thematic preoccupations and technical devices in Conrad's writing, Watts explores Conrad's importance and influence as a moral, social and political commentator. He focuses in particular on Almayer's Folly, The Nigger of the "Narcissus", Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Nostromo and Chance. The critical discussions address recent controversial developments in the evaluation of this magisterial, vivid, yet complex and problematic author.
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