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

Serialized in Ford Madox Ford's English assessment in 1908–9, a private list (1912) either records and fictionalizes Conrad's youth and the hole levels of his careers as a author and as a seaman. it's also an inventive and political manifesto. This quantity offers the main actual and scholarly version to be had. error brought through typists and past publishers were corrected to give the textual content as Conrad meant it. The creation lines Conrad's assets 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 historic references, establish areas, and gloss international phrases. 4 maps and a genealogical desk complement this explanatory fabric. This version of a private list, proven via glossy textual scholarship, offers Conrad's recollections and the volume's prefaces in kinds extra authoritative than any up to now printed.

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