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The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad

Volume 7. 1920–1922

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Part of The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Joseph Conrad

  • Date Published: April 2005
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521561969

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  • This penultimate volume of Conrad's collected letters ends soon after his 65th birthday. Over the previous three years, Conrad wrote The Rover, struggled with Suspense, translated The Book of Job (a Polish comedy), collaborated with J. B. Pinker on a cinematic treatment of 'Gaspar Ruiz', and worked by himself on adapting The Secret Agent for the London stage. He saw the publication of The Rescue, Notes on Life and Letters, and the Doubleday/Heinemann collected edition, most of whose volumes had new Author's Notes. Especially in North America, the collected edition strengthened his reputation as the leading English-language novelist of his day. This recognition could not always console him for his worries about his health, his family, and the state of post-war Europe, but he had not lost his sense of irony. These letters, the majority new to scholarship, abound in striking turns of phrase and unexpected insights.

    • Complete coverage of the period with full explanatory notes
    • A large number of previously unknown but revealing letters
    • Conrad's letters will interest scholars and students of his fiction
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    • Date Published: April 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521561969
    • length: 722 pages
    • dimensions: 223 x 147 x 42 mm
    • weight: 1.007kg
    • contains: 8 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    List of holders of letters
    Published sources of letters
    Chronology, 1920–1922
    Introduction
    Conrad's correspondents
    Editorial procedures
    Letters
    Indices.

  • Author

    Joseph Conrad

    Editors

    Laurence Davies, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
    Laurence Davies is Research Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College and co-author of Cunninghame Graham: A Critical Biography.

    J. H. Stape, St Mary's University College. London
    J. H. Stape is Research Fellow at St Mary's University College, Twickenham, London and has taught at universities in England, Canada, France and the Far East. Author of The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad (2007) and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad (1996), he has edited several of Conrad's texts. He has also published on E. M. Forster, William Golding, Thomas Hardy, Frank Harris, Angus Wilson and Virginia Woolf.

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