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Twixt Land and Sea
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Twixt Land and Sea

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Twixt Land and Sea by Joseph Conrad

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New texts of Joseph Conrad's modern classic 'The Secret Sharer' and of two other tales appear in this edition of 'Twixt Land and Sea with numerous words, sentences, and entire paragraphs restored from Conrad's manuscripts and typescripts. Written while he was working on Under Western Eyes, these stories, when collected together in 1912, marked the turning point in Conrad's professional fortunes that Chance would soon confirm. Published for the first time as Conrad meant them to be, these authoritative texts are accompanied by a new Introduction that discusses their sources, composition, and publication, and their reception up to our time. The Notes explain nautical, geographical, and historical references and are supplemented by diagrams, maps, and other illustrations. A textual essay and apparatus examine the revisions, excisions, divisions, and censorship the tales underwent, which till now have been reflected in editions unduly trusted by countless readers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521871266
ISBN-10: 0521871263
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 40mm)
Pages: 688
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joseph Conrad

J. A. Berthoud is Emeritus Professor of English and Related Literature at the University of York. Laura L. Davis is Associate Provost and Associate Professor of English at Kent State University. S. W. Reid is Professor of English and Director of the Center for Conrad Studies at Kent State University.

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