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Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
Lord Jim : a tale / Joseph Conrad ; edited by J.H. Stape and Ernest W. Sullivan
Cambridge ed
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR6005.O4 L6 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Merchant marine -- Officers -- Fiction
British -- Indonesia -- Fiction
Subject Indonesia -- Fiction
Subject(s) Atonement -- Fiction
Cowardice -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Physical Description lv, 577 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Summary "Since its first appearance in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine in 1899 and 1900, Lord Jim (1900) has been acclaimed as a modernist masterwork. Its narrative innovations and psychological complexity make it one of the most influential fictions written in the twentieth century and it has challenged and stimulated generations of readers as well as writers on and of fiction. This edition, established through modern textual scholarship, presents Conrad's novel and its preface in a form more authoritative than any so far printed. The Introduction situates the novel in Conrad's career and traces its sources and contemporary reception. The explanatory notes identify literary and historical references and real-life places and indicate Conrad's main influences. Glossaries, maps and illustrations are provided for further context, as well as a new transcription of 'Tuan Jim: A Sketch', a partial draft of the novel, and appearing in print for the first time, Conrad's contract for the book"-- Provided by publisher
Note Machine generated contents note: General editors' preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Abbreviations and note on editions; Introduction; Lord Jim, A Tale; The texts: an essay; Textual apparatus; Textual notes; Appendix A: 'Tuan Jim: A Sketch' (1898); Appendix B: Blackwood's Memorandum of Agreement for Lord Jim (June 1900); Explanatory notes; Glossaries; Maps
Series Cambridge edition of the works of Joseph Conrad
Alternate Author Stape, J. H. (John Henry)
Sullivan, Ernest W

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