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Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad

Edited by Owen Knowles and Gene M. Moore

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780198604211
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191735011 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780198604211.001.0001
Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad

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‘Scholarly, ambitious and scrupulous’ – Matthew Beaumont, Times Literary Supplement

Over 400 entries cover Conrad’s Conrad’s life (health, Polish inheritance, the sea, ships and voyages), people (Borys Conrad, Apollo and Ewa Korzeniowski, J. M. Barrie, Stephen Crane, Stefan Zeromski), places (America, Bangkok, Berdyczow, Congo, Cracow, Marseilles), novels (Almayer’s Folly, Lord Jim, Nostromo), stories, essays, and reviews (‘An Anarchist’, ‘Typhoon’, ‘Autocracy and War‘, ‘Legends’, ‘Tales of the Sea’), influences and sources (James Brooke, Alighieri Dante, Charles Dickens, Napoleon Bonaparte, Emile Zola), characters (Almayer family, Mr Jones, Jim, Captain Mitchell, Nostromo, the Professor, Edith Travers), reputation (biographies, films, influences on other writers, portraits and other images, translations), and historical context (First World War, Polish question, women’s suffrage movement).

Book.  436 pages.  304995 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century)

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