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Joseph Conrad : the three lives / a biography by Frederick R. Karl.


1st ed.. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1979.
ISBN 9780374180140, 0374180148

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Subjects Autores ingleses -- Siglo XX -- Biografía.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Conrad, Joseph.
Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Novelists, English.
Description xvi, 1008 pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 971-976) and index.
Contents The Polish years : 1857-1874. Soundings -- Birth -- Surviving -- Breaking away -- The French interlude : 1874-1878. Bearings -- On the edge -- Don Quixote -- The English mariner : 1878-1889. Sailing on English ships -- The first test -- Moving toward the Narcissus -- The master mariner and the apprentice writer -- In Leopold's Congo : 1889-1890. Embarking -- Journey to the end of the night -- The writer : 1891-1899. Limbo -- Turning to shore -- Toward the self -- Marriage and rescue -- Holding on -- Into the mouth of hell -- The Novelist : 1899-1904 -- The major career : 1899-1910. Racing into print -- Pinker and Jim -- Ford and romance -- Nostromo -- Nostromo's epigone -- The pit of Babel -- Sailing close -- Burrowing in -- The English review -- Dreams, hags, magic sleights -- Through Victory : 1911-1915. Enter John Quinn and Andre Gide -- I fear not death, but dying gives me pause -- Craft of courage, which? -- Fortune, not wisdom, rules the life of man -- Final things : 1916-1924. This age is broken down, the earth outworn -- A little dust, a ghost, a gossip's tale -- A dubious rescue -- Idle days breed wandering thoughts -- Sleep after toyle, port after stormie seas.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4136294
(OCoLC)ocm04136294
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Karl, Frederick R. 1927-2004.
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