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By Joseph Conrad,Zdzislaw Najder,J. H. Stape

Serialized in Ford Madox Ford's English evaluate in 1908–9, a private checklist (1912) either records and fictionalizes Conrad's adolescence and the hole levels of his careers as a author and as a seaman. it's also a creative and political manifesto. This quantity presents the main actual and scholarly variation on hand. errors brought via typists and previous publishers were corrected to give the textual content as Conrad meant it. The advent strains Conrad's resources and offers the heritage of writing and reception. The essay at the textual content and the equipment set out the textual background. The notes clarify literary and old references, determine locations, and gloss overseas phrases. 4 maps and a genealogical desk complement this explanatory fabric. This version of a private list, demonstrated via glossy textual scholarship, provides Conrad's memories and the volume's prefaces in varieties extra authoritative than any thus far printed.

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