The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad by Joseph ConradThe Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad by Joseph Conrad

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad

byJoseph ConradEditorFrederick Karl, Laurence Davies

Hardcover | March 29, 1991

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This is the fourth of the eight volumes of a widely acclaimed edition comprising all the surviving letters of Joseph Conrad. It covers the period during which he wrote Under Western Eyes, and the mental and physical breakdown that followed the novel's completion. The tale of these years emerges vividly from the correspondence. Of special interest are frank critiques of John Galsworthy's work, an indignant falling out with Ford Madox Ford, revealing accounts of his writing in progress, and reactions to the tumultuous politics of the day.
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 ...
Title:The Collected Letters of Joseph ConradFormat:HardcoverDimensions:596 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.46 inPublished:March 29, 1991Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521323886

ISBN - 13:9780521323888


Editorial Reviews

"The editorial format of this volume stands as a model for such publications. Not only does it display meticulous scholarship; it also anticipates many of the problems that commonly confront readers." Welford D. Taylor, Richmond News Leader