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by Joseph Conrad

Author: Joseph Conrad
Language: English
Publisher: Everyman's Library (1991)
Pages: 305 pages
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Joseph Conrad, christened Josef Teodor Konrad, Nalecz Korzeniowski, was born on December 3, 1857, in a part of Russia .

Joseph Conrad, christened Josef Teodor Konrad, Nalecz Korzeniowski, was born on December 3, 1857, in a part of Russia that had once belonged to Poland. His parents were members of the landed gentry, but as ardent Polish patriots, the suffered considerably for their political views. Orphaned at eleven, Conrad attended school for a few years in Cracow, He soon concluded, however, that there was no future for a Pole in occupied Poland, and at sixteen he left his ancestral home forever. Typhoon and Other Stories Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics Everyman's Library Classics & Everyman's library (Выпуск 4) Great illustrated classics.

Conrad's long experience as a working seasman enriched and deepened the great gifts evident in these stories. It was material in making him the most brilliant and convincing writer of seafaring's greatest age; and, by allowing him to reflect constantly on man's relationship to the elements, it helped develop the moral imagination for which he is justly revered.

Part of Everyman’s Library Classics Series. About Typhoon and Other Stories. Category: Fiction Classics Literary Fiction. Joseph Conrad’s long experience as a working seaman enriched and deepened his literary gifts, making him the most brilliant and convincing writer of seafaring’s greatest age. In the three sea stories collected here, he makes deft use of the maritime setting to enact moral dramas of men tested by the elements and by one another. The Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’ has been hailed as Conrad’s earliest masterpiece.

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Typhoon and Other Stories (Everyman's Library). Conrad built the novel around the story of a man who, taking advantage of a local revolution, managed to escape with a lighter (a flat-bottomed barge) loaded with silver. Like Henry James, Conrad had the ability to construct entire stories starting from a brief real-life anecdote. It is known that Lord Jim was conceived in the same way.

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Joseph Conrad Typhoon and Other Stories (Everyman's Library). ISBN 13: 9780679405474. Typhoon and Other Stories (Everyman's Library).

Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature

Издательство: "Everyman's Library" (1991). Typhoon and other Stories.

Издательство: "Everyman's Library" (1991). Формат: 130x210, 408 стр. ISBN: 978-1-85715-004-9, 978-0-679-40547-4. Купить за 1109 руб на Озоне. La fuerza no es sino una casualidad nacida de la debilidad de los otros. Vivimos como soñamos: solos. It is the story of one unremarkable steamship captain, pitted against a storm of incredible fury.

Typhoon and Other Stories" is a collection of four shorter works by Joseph Conrad. In the title work "Typhoon" we have. Books related to Typhoon and Other Stories.

In these three sea stories, based on his own experience, the author invests his portraits of mundane steamers and their crews with epic qualities of fortitude and courage in the face of overwhelming natural odds.