Notes on Life and Letters (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Notes on Life and Letters (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Joseph Conrad

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Notes on Life and Letters (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by Joseph Conrad


The “Letters” part of this 1921 collection of short pieces by the author of “Heart of Darkness” and Lord Jim takes on the subjects Stephen Crane, Guy de Maupassant, Anatole France, Turgenev, and others. The second part, entitled “Life,” includes articles about war, autocracy, Poland, ocean liners, and the sinking of the Titanic as well as the subsequent investigation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411456105
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 06/07/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 278
Sales rank: 1,160,101
File size: 326 KB

About the Author


Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), born the son of a noble Polish family as Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, rechristened himself with his pen name. He became one of the greatest prose stylists and novelists in the English language. A precursor to modernist literature, he mined his experiences in the French and British navies to create tragic tales that simultaneously delve into worldwide issues and the individual soul.

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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