Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard / Edition 2

Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard / Edition 2

by Jacques Berthoud
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0192801546

ISBN-13: 9780192801548

Pub. Date: 07/28/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard is a novel of great political and psychological importance in modern literature. Set in the fictional South American nation of Costaguana – a land wracked by war and revolution – Conrad paints a mesmerizing portrait of man’s vulnerability to greed and corruption. Through a unique narrative style and vivid characterization,

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Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard is a novel of great political and psychological importance in modern literature. Set in the fictional South American nation of Costaguana – a land wracked by war and revolution – Conrad paints a mesmerizing portrait of man’s vulnerability to greed and corruption. Through a unique narrative style and vivid characterization, Conrad delves into an account of human frailty with an ironic twist; it is a story without heroes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192801548
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A Note on the Text
Joseph Conrad: A Brief Chronology
Author’s Note

Nostromo

Appendix A: Selected Reviews

  1. Letters of Arnold Bennett (25 November 1912)
  2. Unsigned review, The Times Literary Supplement (21 October 1904)
  3. Unsigned notice, Review of Reviews (1 November 1904)
  4. Unsigned notice, Black and White (5 November 1904)
  5. Unsigned review, Daily Telegraph (9 November 1904)
  6. C.D.O. Barrie, British Weekly (10 November 1904)
  7. Unsigned review, Manchester Guardian (2 November 1904)
  8. Edward Garnett, Speaker (12 November 1904)
  9. John Buchan, Spectator (19 November 1904)
  10. Unsigned notice, Illustrated London News (26 November 1904)

Appendix B: Selected Letters

Appendix C: Documents relating to the Panama Canal Treaty of 1903

Appendix D: “Autocracy and War”

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