The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad 9 Volume Hardback Set by Joseph ConradThe Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad 9 Volume Hardback Set by Joseph Conrad

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad 9 Volume Hardback Set

byJoseph ConradEditorLaurence Davies

Paperback | September 1, 2008

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This landmark nine-volume set offers the complete letters of Joseph Conrad in the highly acclaimed authorized Cambridge edition. Starting with his earliest letters to his imprisoned father and following through his adult careers at sea and as a writer, and his experiences as lover, husband, friend, and parent, these volumes allow scholars to read Conrad's life in his own words. The first eight volumes present over four thousand letters in chronological order. The final volume includes, as well as a cumulative index to the edition, more than two hundred newly available letters, adding fresh nuances and complexities to the remarkable story of his life and work. In each volume, extensive explanatory notes and invaluable introductions illuminate the context of his work and times. This edition has become a standard reference work for all scholars and students of Conrad, and will retain its importance for generations to come.

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:The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad 9 Volume Hardback SetFormat:PaperbackDimensions:5000 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 6.97 inPublished:September 1, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521881900

ISBN - 13:9780521881906

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Table of Contents

Volume 1: 1861-1897 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 2: 1898-1902 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 3: 1903-1907 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 4: 1908-1911 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 5: 1912-1916 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 6: 1917-1919 Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles; Volume 7: 1920-1922 Laurence Davies and J. H. Stape; Volume 8: 1923-1924 Laurence Davies and Gene M. Moore; Volume 9: Uncollected letters and indexes Laurence Davies, Owen Knowles, Gene M. Moore and J. H. Stape.

Editorial Reviews

"The care and scholarly attention the editors have expended in compiling these volumes has made this edition of Conrad's letters far superior to any previous edition....will be one of the most useful resources for Conrad scholars for generations to come."
--Choice Magazine