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Published by J. M Dent .
Written in English


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Statementby E Garnett.
ContributionsGarnett, Edward.
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Open LibraryOL21496120M

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Conrad's Prefaces To His Works. With an introductory essay by Edward Garnett and a biographical note on his father by David Garnett. Hardcover – January 1, by Joseph Conrad (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Conrad's Prefaces to His Works at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). Joseph Conrad was an English novelist and short-story writer of Polish descent. He is best known for writing the novels Lord Jim (), Nostromo (), and The Secret Agent () and for the novella Heart of Darkness (). Conrad’s father, Apollo Nalęcz Korzeniowski, a poet and an ardent Polish patriot, was one of the organizers of the. The Book of Prefaces, is a book "edited and glossed" [citation needed] by the Scottish artist and novelist Alasdair seeks to provide a history of how literature spread and developed through the nations of England, Ireland, Scotland, and the United States.

  This reviewer's confusion is compounded by a statement in the publisher's front matter, that this book has been "[previously published under title: Conrad's prefaces to his works, " (sic), (7) intimating, then, that the editor's copy text was not the Dent . Joseph Conrad published The Secret Agent in and the work is often taken to be the major work in a trilogy of political works that Conrad published around this time (the other two are Nostromo and Under Western Eyes). The book is also taken to. Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, Polish: [ˈjuzɛf tɛˈɔdɔr ˈkɔnrat kɔʐɛˈɲɔfskʲi] (); 3 December – 3 August ) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into Nationality: Polish. I read this book when I was seven. It was astounding to me and I loved every minute of it. The idea of a kid phasing through time to experience war, his transition from "this is fun" to "war is horrible, I want to go home" left an indelible mark on my young heart and mind in regards to war/5.

Joseph Conrad (born Teodor Jozef Konrad Korzeniowski, 3 December - 3 August ) was a Polish-born novelist. Some of his works have been labelled romantic: Conrad's supposed "romanticism" is heavily imbued with irony and a fine sense of man's c. The Secret Agent Under Western Eyes The Shadow Line The Arrow of Gold The Rescue (begun s) Suspense (unfinished, published posthumously) Short stories and short story collections. Tales of Unrest (TU) Youth and Two Other Stories (Y) Typhoon and Other Stories (T) A Set of Six (S6). Joseph Conrad ( – ) Joseph Conrad (December 3, August 3, ) was a Polish-born British novelist.. Some of his Works have been labelled romantic, although Conrad's romanticism is tempered with irony and a fine sense of man's capacity for self-deception. Many critics have placed him as a forerunner of modernism. Conrad was born Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in Berdyczow. Books by Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad Average rating , ratings 21, reviews shelved , times Showing 30 distinct works.