Conrad Under Familial Eyes
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Conrad Under Familial Eyes by Zdzislaw Najder
Book DescriptionThis volume brings together a wide range of letters and documents which collectively shed a great deal of light on Joseph Conrad's cultural roots, a subject of growing interest in recent years. The texts have been edited by Professor Zdzislaw Najder, one of the most eminent of Conrad scholars, and translated by Halina Carroll-Najder. Very few of the texts collected here have been made available in English before; many have never appeared in the original Polish. The texts are grouped according to the events and subjects referred to. A significant collection of letters by Conrad's parents is particularly revealing. His mother, Ewa, emerges as a deeply patriotic and religious woman who was intensely loyal to her husband. His father, Apollo, was a complex man; proud, self-centered, even opinionated, he was a poet and writer of satirical comedies as well as being an outspoken democrat and fierce patriot. A different influence on the young Conrad was exerted by his uncle - guardian, Tadeusz Bobrowski, a levelheaded rationalist and enlightened liberal; numerous fragments of his memoirs are included in the book. His book will be an essential tool of reference for all serious students of Conrad.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521025225
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Zdzislaw Najder
Personal Record, Hardback (May 2008)
Conrad's life in his own words, now edited for scholarly use for the first time.
Conrad in Perspective, Paperback (October 2005)
The volume offers new perspectives on Conrad's life and work by one of his most extraordinary critics.
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This volume brings together a wide range of letters and documents which collectively shed a great deal of light on Joseph Conrad's cultural roots, a subject of growing interest in recent years.
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