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Heart Of Darkness And The Secret Sharer
Dan Moran, Joseph Conrad, ...

Hungry Minds, 2000


Youth; Heart of Darkness; The End of the Tether (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Joseph Conrad

Penguin Classics, 1995

Conrad's aim was 'by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel . . . before all, to make you see' Heart of Darkness, his exploration of European colonialism in Africa and of elusive human values, embodies more profoundly than almost any other modern fiction the difficulty of 'seeing,' its relativity and shifting compromise. Portraying a young man's first sea-voyage to the East in Youth, an unenlightened maturity in ...


The Duel
Joseph Conrad

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Napoleon I., whose career had the quality of a duel against the whole of Europe, disliked duelling between the officers of his army. The great military emperor was not a swashbuckler, and had little respect for tradition. Nevertheless, a story of duelling, which became a legend in the army, runs through the epic of imperial wars. To the surprise and admiration of their fellows, two officers, like insane artists trying to gild refined gold or ...


Amy Foster
Joseph Conrad

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad "Amy Foster" is a short story by Joseph Conrad written in 1901, first published in the Illustrated London News (December 1901), and collected in Typhoon and Other Stories (1903). A poor emigrant from Central Europe sailing from Hamburg to America is shipwrecked off the coast of England. The residents of nearby villages, at first unaware of the sinking, and hence of the possibility of survivors, regard him as a ...


The Portable Conrad (Penguin Classics)
Joseph Conrad

Penguin Classics, 2007

A great novelist of the sea, a poet of the tropics, a critic of empire and analyst of globalization, a harbinger of the modern spy novel, an unparalleled observer of the moments in which people are stripped of their illusions-Joseph Conrad is one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. This revised edition of The Portable Conrad features the best known and most enduring of Conrad's works, including The Secret Agent, Heart of ...


Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction
Joseph Conrad

The Echo Library, 2011

Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction , by Joseph Conrad , is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics   series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics : New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of ...


Typhoon and Other Stories (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Joseph Conrad

Penguin Classics, 1991

In these four stories, written between 1900 and 1902, Joseph Conrad bid gradual farewell to his adventurous life at sea and began to confront the more daunting complexities of life on land in the twentieth century. In "Typhoon" Conrad reveals, in the steadfast courage of an undemonstrative captain and the imaginative readiness of his young first mate, the differences between instinct and intelligence in a partnership vital to human survival. ...


Greatest Works of Joseph Conrad: Nostromo, Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness, Victory, The Shadow-Line, The Arrow ...

Century eBooks, 2012

No DRM (mobi) Joseph Conrad was an English novelist of Polish origin. Regarded as one of the great novelists in English; he wrote stories and novels, predominantly with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit by the demands of duty and honour, brought a distinctly non-English tragic sensibility into English literature. His narrative style and anti-heroic characters have influenced many authors. This collection contains his ...



see notes for publisher info, 1903

This is a narrative story within a story about the exerberance of youth and romantic illusions. 381 pages


Deviance and Medicalization: From Badness to Sickness

The CV Mosby Company, 1980

This classic text on the nature of deviance, originally published in 1980, is now reissued with a new Afterword by the authors. In this new edition of their award-winning book, Conrad and Schneider investigate the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of deviance. They examine specific cases—madness, alcoholism, opiate addiction, homosexuality, delinquency, and child abuse—and draw out their theoretical and policy ...


Modern Classics Twixt Land And Sea
Joseph Conrad

Penguin Classic, 1978

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.


Youth/Heart of Darkness/Typhoon (Modern Library)
Joseph Conrad

Modern Library, 1993

Joseph Conrad came to writing after having been a sailor for nearly twenty years.  The three long stories in this volume were composed early in his literary career, a few years after a grueling sojourn in the Belgian Congo as the commander of a river steamer.  "Youth" (1898) is the first of Conrad's stories to feature Captain Marlow, later the narrator of "Heart of Darkness", Lord Jim , and Chance .  "Heart of Darkness" (1899), Marlow's ...


Almayer's Folly: a story of an Eastern river, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Joseph Conrad

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012



Youth A Narrative
Joseph Conrad

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim’s Progress and Othello. As an anthology ...


Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

“We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness...” Heart of Darkness is a novel by Joseph Conrad about Charles Marlow’s life as an ivory transporter down the Congo River in Central Africa. The river is “a mighty big river, that you could see on the map, resembling an immense snake uncoiled, with its head in the sea, its body at rest curving afar over a vast country, and its tail lost in the depths of the land.” The ...


Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad About the Novella Heart of Darkness follows one man's nightmarish journey into the interior of Africa—but don't worry. No one's going to get eaten by a lion. It all takes place in the past, because what we have here is a frame story. The story is a complex exploration of the beliefs people hold on what constitutes a barbarian versus a civilized society and the stance on colonialism and racism that was ...


Sea Stories
Joseph Conrad

Adamant Media Corporation, 2000

Edited and with an Introduction by Dr Keith Carabine, Chairperson of the Joseph Conrad Society of Great Britain As these three specially commissioned stories amply demonstrate, Conrad is our greatest writer of the sea. His characters are tested by dramatic events 'that show in the light of day the inner worth of a man, the edge of his temper, and the fibre of his stuff; that reveal the quality of his resistance and the secret stuff of his ...


Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad

1st World Library - Literary Society, 2006

The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide. Th



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