The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad (9 Volume Hardback Set)

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad (9 Volume Hardback Set)

by Joseph Conrad
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521881900

ISBN-13: 9780521881906

Pub. Date: 09/01/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Special Price: $1450.00
Offer Valid through November 1, 2008 

This landmark nine-volume set offers the complete letters of Joseph Conrad in the highly acclaimed authorized Cambridge edition. Starting with his earliest letters to his imprisoned father and following through his adult careers at sea and as a writer, and his experiences as lover, husband

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Special Price: $1450.00
Offer Valid through November 1, 2008 

This landmark nine-volume set offers the complete letters of Joseph Conrad in the highly acclaimed authorized Cambridge edition. Starting with his earliest letters to his imprisoned father and following through his adult careers at sea and as a writer, and his experiences as lover, husband, friend, and parent, these volumes allow scholars to read Conrad’s life in his own words. The first eight volumes present over four thousand letters in chronological order. The final volume includes, as well as a cumulative index to the edition, more than two hundred newly available letters, adding fresh nuances and complexities to the remarkable story of his life and work. In each volume, extensive explanatory notes and invaluable introductions illuminate the context of his work and times. This edition has become a standard reference work for all scholars and students of Conrad, and will retain its importance for generations to come.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521881906
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Joseph Conrad Series
Pages:
5000
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 6.97(d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1: 1861–1897 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 2: 1898–1902 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 3: 1903–1907 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 4: 1908–1911 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 5: 1912–1916 Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies; Volume 6: 1917–1919 Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles; Volume 7: 1920–1922 Laurence Davies and J. H. Stape; Volume 8: 1923–1924 Laurence Davies and Gene M. Moore; Volume 9: Uncollected letters and indexes Laurence Davies, Owen Knowles, Gene M. Moore and J. H. Stape.

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