Joseph Conrads Letters to R. B. Cunninghame Graham by Joseph ConradJoseph Conrads Letters to R. B. Cunninghame Graham by Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrads Letters to R. B. Cunninghame Graham

byJoseph Conrad

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Joseph Conrad's friendship with R. B. Cunninghame Graham was stimulating, and in many ways paradoxical. These letters to Cunninghame Graham are the most illuminating sequence of letters from Conrad to any of his correspondents. He struggles to define his philosophical and political beliefs in relation to Graham's radical and provocative opinions. The majority of the letters were written between 1897 and 1904, during which time Conrad reached full maturity as a novelist. The letters also provide comments on Conrad's work, and show how Graham helped to sustain him in some of his most strenuous literary struggles. Of the eighty-one letters in Dr Watts' edition, which was originally published in 1969, twenty-five had never been published before, and some of the remainder had appeared in incomplete or inaccurate versions. Conrad's spelling and punctuation are retained and his own alterations indicated. There is a biographical and critical introduction, and explanatory footnotes.

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Joseph Conrad is recognized as one of the 20th century's greatest English language novelists. He was born Jozef Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski on December 3, 1857, in the Polish Ukraine. His father, a writer and translator, was from Polish nobility, but political activity against Russian oppression led to his exile. Conrad was orphaned at ...
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Title:Joseph Conrads Letters to R. B. Cunninghame GrahamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:238 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.55 inPublished:September 22, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521129419

ISBN - 13:9780521129411

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Introduction; Conrad and Cunninghame Graham; A note on the background to Nostromo; The letters; Appendices 1-5; Index.