A Conrad Chronology by O. Knowles

By O. Knowles

Newly revised and enlarged, the second one version of A Conrad Chronology attracts upon a wealthy variety of released and unpublished fabrics. It bargains an in depth authentic checklist of Joseph Conrad's unfolding existence as seaman and author in addition to tracing the compositional and booklet background of his significant works.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Conrad Chronology PDF

Best literary theory books

Early Articles and Reviews (The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume 9)

The gathered Works of W. B. Yeats, quantity IX: Early Articles and reports is a part of a fourteen-volume sequence less than the final editorship of eminent Yeats students Richard J. Finneran and George turbines Harper. this primary entire version comprises nearly the entire Nobel laureate's released paintings, in authoritative texts with wide explanatory notes.

From Apocalypse to Way of Life: Environmental Crisis in the American Century

Contents
Preface: the last decade of Crisis
Part I: Contesting Crisis
The Politics of Denial
Taking trouble Seriously?
Part II: Elaborating difficulty An Introductory Caution
Natures in main issue, half 1: a listing of the exterior World
Natures in trouble, half 2: Deepening Intimacy
Environmental situation as a Social Crisis
Crisis background: From Prophecy to possibility, from Apocalypse to living Place
Part III: Imagining Crisis
The tradition of Hyperexuberance
Representing trouble: Environmental predicament in renowned Fiction and Film
Taking obstacle heavily: Environmental situation and modern Literature

Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism

Victorians have been thinking about how safely images may perhaps replica humans, the areas they inhabited, and the gadgets surrounding them. even more very important, even if, is the best way Victorian humans, areas, and issues got here to resemble photos. during this provocative learn of British realism, Nancy Armstrong explains how fiction entered right into a courting with the hot well known paintings of images that reworked the area right into a photograph.

Defining Neomedievalism(s) II

Following on from past concerns, this quantity keeps to discover definitions of neomedievalism and its courting to conventional medievalism. In 4 essays that open the quantity, Harry Brown, KellyAnn Fitzpatrick, David W. Marshall, and Nils Holger Petersen underscore the elusive nature of differences among the 2 fields, quite while assessing modern movie, song, and digital media.

Additional resources for A Conrad Chronology

Sample text

1900 20 41 The JCs depart for Belgium, where the FMFs await them in Bruges. There JC and FMF plan a working holiday on their new joint project, Romance. The party soon moves to the Grand Hotel de Ia Plage in Knokke-Heist, where JC spends several days revising and correcting the typescript of Lord Jim. August (Sun) By this date the Belgian stay is thrown into disarray when Borys falls ill with severe dysentery and requires constant nursing. Depressed and suffering from mental exhaustion, JC has a gout attack, with the result that hardly any work is done on Romance.

Him] so mercilessly' (TB to JC, 9 Nov). (13 Aug) Allowed little rest, JC departs immediately in the Roi des Belges for Stanley Falls, serving first as supernumerary and then as temporary master. Delcommune is also on board for the 1000-mile trip, apparently undertaken to aid a disabled company Sea Years (1874-93) 15 steamer. Starts second 'Congo Diary', with entries finishing on the 19th. (1 Sep) Roi des Belges arrives at Stanley Falls where JC is ill with dysentery. (6 Sep) When the captain of the Roi des Belges falls sick, JC takes over command for part of her return trip, which begins on or by the 8th.

And, in high spirits, delivers the last of the manuscript to Meldrum in London. From there the JCs travel via Slough to the Hopes in Stanford for the weekend. 1900 20 41 The JCs depart for Belgium, where the FMFs await them in Bruges. There JC and FMF plan a working holiday on their new joint project, Romance. The party soon moves to the Grand Hotel de Ia Plage in Knokke-Heist, where JC spends several days revising and correcting the typescript of Lord Jim. August (Sun) By this date the Belgian stay is thrown into disarray when Borys falls ill with severe dysentery and requires constant nursing.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.12 of 5 – based on 11 votes