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The nigger of the "Narcissus" : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, reviews and criticism / Joseph Conrad ; edited by Robert Kimbrough.

; Kimbrough, Robert
1st ed.. New York : Norton, [1979] .
ISBN 0393090191, 039304517X

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Other Authors Kimbrough, Robert.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Blacks -- Fiction.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Nigger of the Narcissus.
Conrad, Joseph. Nigger of the Narcissus.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Ocean travel -- Fiction.
Terminally ill -- Fiction.
Tuberculosis -- Patients -- Fiction.
West Indians -- England -- Fiction.
Series Norton critical edition.
Description xi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-370).
Summary This account of the voyage of a sailing ship from Bombay harbour to the Port of London explores the psychological pressures on a group of nineteenth century seamen as they face the extemes of nature and the secrets and evasions of two of their comrades.
Contents And metropolis / Donald T. Torchiana -- Contemporary psychology in The nigger of the "Narcissus" / John E. Saveson -- Selective memory, leisure, and the language of Joseph Conrad's The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Sanford Pinsker -- Postures of belief in The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Robert Foulke -- Semantic and structural indeterminacy in The nigger of the "Narissus": an experiment in reading / William W. Bonney -- The nigger of the "Narcissus" and its preface / John Howard Weston -- A tale of passion / Paul L. Wiley -- Racism, or realism? Literary apatheid, or poetic license? Conrad's burden in The Nigger of the "Narcissus" / Eugene B. Redmond.
The text of the Nigger of the "Narcissus" -- The nigger of the "Narcissus -- Seamanship in chapter three of The nigger of the "Narcissus" -- Backgrounds and sources: Preface to The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Joseph Conrad -- Textual history and textual notes: The "Preface" / Thomas Lavoie -- Conrad's preface to The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Ian Watt -- To my readers in America / Joseph Conrad -- Letters from Joseph Conrad / Edward Garnett -- From his correspondence / Joseph Conrad: To T. Fisher Unwin, October 19, 1896 -- To Edward Garnett, October-November 1896 -- To Edward Lancelot Sanderson, November 21, 1896 -- To T. Fisher Unwin, December 13, 1896 -- To Edward Garnett, December 1896-January 1897 -- To Helen Watson, January 27, 1897 -- To Edward Lancelot Sanderson, January 27, 1897 -- To Edward Garnett, February-March 1897 -- To Edward Lancelot Sanderson, May 19, 1897 -- To Edward Garnett, May-June 1897 -- To Helen Watson, June 27, 1897 -- To R.B. Cunninghame Graham, August 9, 1897 -- To Edward Garnett, November 4, 1897 -- To Stephen Crane, November 1897 -- To Edward Garnett, December 5, 1897 -- To R.B. Cunninghame Graham, December 6-20, 1897 -- From W.H. Chesson, January 13, 1898 -- To W.H. Chesson, January 16, 1898 -- To Henry Seidel Canby, April 7, 1924 -- Stephen Crane / Joseph Conrad -- [The ship and the sea] / Joseph Conrad -- A familiar preface / Joseph Conrad -- [Conrad on the Narcissus] / G. Jean-Aubry -- The book of the ship Narcissus / Gerald Morgan -- Reviews and criticism: Contemporary reviews: From the Daily Mail, December 7, 1897 -- From the Daily Telegraph, December 8, 1897 -- From the Glasgow Herald, December 9, 1897 -- From The Daily Chronicle, December 22, 1897 -- From The Spectator, December 25, 1897 -- Criticism: The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Albert Guerard -- Conrad criticism and The nigger of the 'Narcissus" / Ian Watt -- Social comment in The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Norris W. Yates -- Narcissus afloat / Gerald Morgan -- The nigger of the "Narcissus": myth, mirror.
Genre Psychological fiction.
Sea stories.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4076699
(OCoLC)ocm04076699
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
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