The Complete Sea Tales of Joseph Conrad

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Sprache - Englisch

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This unique collection of "The Complete Sea Tales of Joseph Conrad" has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), was a Polish author who wrote in English after settling in England. Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English, though he did not speak the language fluently until he was in his twenties. He wrote stories and novels, often with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an indifferent universe. He was a master prose stylist who brought a distinctly non-English tragic sensibility into English literature. TABLE OF CONTENTS Novels & Short Stories: The Nigger of the 'Narcissus': A Tale of the Sea The Shadow Line Typhoon 'Twixt Land and Sea A Smile of Fortune The Secret Sharer Freya of the Seven Isles The Rescue Falk: A Reminiscence An Outcast of the Islands Autobiographical: A Personal Record; or Some Reminiscences The Mirror of the Sea Notes on Life & Letters Biography & Critical Essays: Joseph Conrad (A Biography) by Hugh Walpole Joseph Conrad by John Albert Macy A Conrad Miscellany by John Albert Macy Joseph Conrad by Virginia Woolf


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Joseph Conrad, born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski on December 3, 1857 in Berdychiv, Ukraine, then part of the Russian Empire, was a renowned Polish-British writer, famous for his intricate prose and profound thematic explorations. Widely considered one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language, Conrad's work is marked by a deep moral sensibility and a rich understanding of human psychology, often delving into the complexities of the human condition and the inherent struggle between civilization and the primal. Conrad's maritime experiences profoundly influenced his writing, and much of his literature is set against a backdrop of the sea, underscoring his thematic preoccupation with the isolation of individuals and their confrontations with nature and fate. 'The Complete Sea Tales of Joseph Conrad' captures the essence of his nautical adventures and reflects his unique literary style. Works like 'Heart of Darkness', 'Lord Jim', and 'The Secret Agent' have cemented Conrad's legacy as a master storyteller, and these narratives continue to be celebrated for their psychological depth and their critical examination of the colonial experience and European imperialism. Renowned for his narrative style and command of language, Joseph Conrad's literary contributions remain invaluable to English literature. He passed away on August 3, 1924, in Bishopsbourne, England, leaving a legacy of works that continue to influence writers and readers alike.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 695 Pages

Filesize: 2.1 MB

ISBN: 8596547770657

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