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by Joseph Conrad

  • ISBN: 0736623779
  • Author: Joseph Conrad
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  • Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc. (March 1, 1993)
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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

Dark allegory describes the narrator's journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region. Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration.

Conrad gives us a window on these two characters from the residents of the town Sulaco, including the viewpoints of. .Wait a minute, is this what Joseph Conrad is? I thought maybe I'd read The Secret Agent at the wrong time, because I felt like I should like it but I sortof didn't.

Conrad gives us a window on these two characters from the residents of the town Sulaco, including the viewpoints of Gould’s charming wife Emilia, who is tough in her own way but sincere in her charity; the cynical English doctor Monygham, whose torture by an earlier dictator leaves him wishing for a republic; the mine manager Joseph Mitchell, a fussy but efficient.

Joseph Conrad, English author of Polish descent whose works include the novel Lord Jim and the short story Heart . Conrad became heavily enmeshed in debt upon returning to Marseille and apparently unsuccessfully attempted to commit suicide.

Joseph Conrad, English author of Polish descent whose works include the novel Lord Jim and the short story Heart of Darkness. As a sailor in the French merchant navy he was liable to conscription when he came of age, so after his recovery he signed on in April 1878 as a deckhand on a British freighter bound for Constantinople with a cargo of coal. After the return journey his ship landed him at Lowestoft, England, in June 1878.

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Joseph Conrad was born on December 3, 1857 in Berdichev, Ukraine. His father, Apollo Korzeniowski was an aristocrat, a poet and a literature lover. As a child, Joseph read Polish and French versions of English novels. Joseph was sent to live with his uncle, Tadeusz Bobrowski in Switzerland when both his parents had died by 1869 from tuberculosis. Bobrowski left Conrad a huge sum of £1,600 when he died in 1894

Africans in Joseph Conrad's Books: What Do They Really Say? Do Conrad's African characters speak? .

Africans in Joseph Conrad's Books: What Do They Really Say? Do Conrad's African characters speak? And if so, what do they say? . Said understood Conrad as an exile, as someone like himself who was perpetually 'out of place' and who could contribute a point of view from the perspective of displacement, disempowerment, discursive resistance, and misrepresentation.

Joseph Conrad, Canterbury, United Kingdom. You know I hate, detest, and can't bear a lie, not because I am straighter than the rest of us, but simply because it appalls me. There is a taint of death, a flavour of mortality in lies - which is exactly what I hate and detest in the world - what I want to forget. It makes me miserable and sick, like biting something rotten would do. Temperament, I suppose" -from HEART OF DARKNESS (1902).

Joseph Conrad was an author who is remembered for novels like 'Heart of Darkness,' which drew on his experience . Did You Know? Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness inspired Francis Ford Coppola's film Apocalypse Now. Place of Birth. Berdichev (now Berdychiv), Ukraine.

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.

Joseph Conrad was born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (of the Nałęcz coat-of-arms) in Berdyczów (now Berdychiv, Ukraine) into a highly patriotic landowning noble family

Joseph Conrad was born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (of the Nałęcz coat-of-arms) in Berdyczów (now Berdychiv, Ukraine) into a highly patriotic landowning noble family. Conrad's father, a writer of patriotic tragedies and a translator from French and English, was arrested by the Russian authorities in Warsaw for his activities in support of the January Uprising, and was exiled to Siberia. His mother died of tuberculosis in 1865, as did his father four years later in Kraków, leaving Conrad orphaned at the age of eleven.

The term "world traveler" might have been coined to describe Joseph Conrad, the Polish-born master of English fiction and man of the sea. In this collection of six short works we accompany the writer to many parts of the world described in his novellas and short stories.

In "Gaspar Ruiz" he explores a revolutionary South America, in "An Outpost of Progress," the deep recesses of Africa and in "Freya of the Seven Isles," the south seas of Indonesia.

Conrad shows the underworlds of England and Italy in "The Informer" and "Il Conde." He returns to the world of ships in "The Black Mate."

Wolfram Kandinsky, B-O-T's longtime Conrad narrator, selected these stories for recording and presents them with a special knowledge and understanding that would have given Conrad great pleasure.


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