The Nigger of the ''Narcissus''

The Nigger of the ''Narcissus''

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by Joseph Conrad
     
 

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THE NIGGER OF THE NARCISSUS is the story of a voyage from an Eastern port, but at another level the voyage becomes a symbol and is merely the stage on which Waite, a dying black, plays out the drama of his demise. Waite's death brings out the best and worst in his crewmates...pity and humanity on one hand, selfishness and jealousy on the other.

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THE NIGGER OF THE NARCISSUS is the story of a voyage from an Eastern port, but at another level the voyage becomes a symbol and is merely the stage on which Waite, a dying black, plays out the drama of his demise. Waite's death brings out the best and worst in his crewmates...pity and humanity on one hand, selfishness and jealousy on the other.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012700957
Publisher:
qasim idrees
Publication date:
01/16/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
127 KB

Meet the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 3, 1857
Date of Death:
August 3, 1924
Place of Birth:
Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia
Place of Death:
Bishopsbourne, Kent, England
Education:
Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France

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