'An Outpost of Progress' and 'The Outstation'

'An Outpost of Progress' and 'The Outstation'

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Overview

'An Outpost of Progress' and 'The Outstation' by Joseph Conrad, W. Somerset Maugham

An analysis of two contrating stories written at the height of the British Empire, but presenting very different views on imperialism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781511789523
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/03/2016
Pages: 54
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.11(d)

About 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.

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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