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Joseph Conrad's THE NICE GUY OF THE "NARCISSUS" By Joseph Conrad
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At one time, this brilliant novella was one of Joseph Conrad's most frequently read books. However, due to its unfortunate title, it has been unfairly shunned in classrooms for decades. Now, thanks... More > to editor Richard Grayson and East Flatbush University Press, we have a new, non-offensive edition of Conrad's thought-provoking "tale of the sea" that is totally student-friendly. Every instance of the N-word has been scrubbed from the text and replaced with "nice guy" - which is just what West Indian sailor James Wait really is. A classic work of literature is now available for a new generation!< Less
Joseph Conrad's THE NICE GUY OF THE "NARCISSUS" By Joseph Conrad
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At one time, this brilliant novella was one of Joseph Conrad's most frequently read books. However, due to its unfortunate title, it has been unfairly shunned in classrooms for decades. Now, thanks... More > to editor Richard Grayson and East Flatbush University Press, we have a new, non-offensive edition of Conrad's thought-provoking "tale of the sea" that is totally student-friendly. Every instance of the N-word has been scrubbed from the text and replaced with "nice guy" - which is just what West Indian sailor James Wait really is. A classic work of literature is now available for a new generation!< Less
Joseph Conrad By Hugh, Sir Walpole
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Joseph Conrad (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjuz̪ɛf ˌkɔn.rad]; born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British... More > writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. He joined the British merchant marine in 1878, and was granted British nationality in 1886. Though he did not speak English fluently until he was in his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature. [note 1] He wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an impassive, inscrutable universe. [note 2]Conrad is considered an early modernist, though his works still contain elements of 19th-century realism. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Conrad Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Joseph Conrad Collection: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent, Lord Jim, Nostromo By Joseph Conrad
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Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English, though he did not speak the language fluently until he was in his twenties (and then always with a marked Polish accent). He wrote... More > stories and novels, predominantly with a nautical or seaboard setting, that depict trials of the human spirit by the demands of duty and honour. Conrad was a master prose stylist who brought a distinctly non-English tragic sensibility into English literature. While some of his works have a strain of romanticism, he is viewed as a precursor of modernist literature. His narrative style and anti-heroic characters have influenced many authors.< Less
Words of Wisdom: Joseph Conrad By Students’ Academy
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One can only marvel at the writing skills of Joseph Conrad, for he had with great difficulties made his way up the literary ladder. A Polish immigrant, cabin boy and gunrunner, Joseph Conrad has... More > given several highly popular and famous action-packed adventure stories to the world. He is not only known for his modernist classics, but also for his highly absorbing stories. One of the most powerful tools that he applied was his simple and clear writing style with enough power to keep his readers interested. Several of the lines from his work and speeches have come to be very popular quotes. In the present collection you will get hundreds of his thoughts that are full of wisdom and entertainment. Words of Wisdom: Joseph Conrad Copyright Introduction Section One Section Two Section Three Section Four Section Five Section Six Section Seven Section Eight Section Nine Section Ten< Less
Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Robert C. Worstell, Joseph Conrad
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...They come to rest for the night about eight miles below the Inner Station. In the morning they awake to find that they are enveloped by a thick, white fog. From the riverbank they hear a very loud... More > cry, followed by a discordant clamour. A few hours later, as safe navigation becomes increasingly difficult, the steamboat is hit with a barrage of sticks—small arrows—from the wilderness. The pilgrims open fire into the bush with their Winchester rifles. The native serving as helmsman gives up steering to pick up a rifle and fire it. Marlow grabs the wheel to avoid snags in the river. The helmsman is impaled by a spear and falls at Marlow's feet... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Greatest Works of Joseph Conrad: Nostromo, Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness, Victory, The Shadow-Line, The Arrow of Gold, The Secret Agent, The Nigger of the Narcissus & Under Western Eyes By Joseph Conrad
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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... More > 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 best works (Nostromo, Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness, Victory, The Shadow-Line, The Arrow of Gold, The Secret Agent, The Nigger of the Narcissus & Under Western Eyes), in their original editions. Review, design and indexing by Century eBooks.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"
Youth By Joseph Conrad
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An autobiographical short story by Joseph Conrad, written in 1898.
Heart of Darkness - With Illustrations By Joseph Conrad
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Heart of Darkness (1899) is a short novel by Joseph Conrad, written as a frame narrative, about Charles Marlow’s life as an ivory transporter down the Congo River in Central Africa. The river... More > 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.” In the course of his travel in central Africa, Marlow becomes obsessed with Mr. Kurtz.< Less