A Joseph Conrad Companion

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Contributors

STEPHEN ARATA is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Fictions of Loss in the Victorian fin de siècle ( 1996) and of articles on various aspects of late nineteenth-and early twentieth-century literature and culture.

TED BILLY is an Associate Professor of English at St. Mary's College ( Indiana). He edited Critical Essays on Joseph Conrad and has published essays on Conrad, Joyce, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Fowles, Bellow, Angus Wilson, and others. He has a forthcoming work on the sense of an ending in Conrad's short fiction.

JOHN X. COOPER is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of T. S. Eliot and the Ideology of Four Quartets, and he is currently editing a book on T. S. Eliot and music.

PAUL HOLLYWOOD recently completed his doctorate on Under Western Eyes at the University of Kent in Canterbury. He is the author of several articles on Conrad.

FREDERICK R. KARL is a Professor at New York University. His many books include American Fictions, 1940-1980, The Contemporary English Novel, Modern and Modernism: The Sovereignty of the Artist, Franz Kafka: Representative Man, William Faulkner, American Writer, and George Eliot, Voice of a Century. His many works on Conrad include A Reader's Guide to Joseph Conrad and Joseph Conrad: The Three Lives. Along with Laurence Davies, he is editing the Cambridge edition of The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad (there will be eight volumes when completed).

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A Joseph Conrad Companion
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Notes viii
  • Chronology ix
  • 1 - Biography 1
  • Notes 10
  • References 11
  • 2 - Letters 15
  • 3 - Almayer's Folly (1895) and An Outcast of the Islands (1896) 27
  • Note 45
  • References 45
  • 4 - The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' (1897) 49
  • Notes 61
  • 5 - Heart of Darkness (1899) 65
  • Notes 75
  • 6 - Lord Jim(1900) 79
  • Notes 89
  • References 90
  • 7 - Youth (1902) and Typhoon (1903) 97
  • Notes 117
  • References 123
  • 8 - Nostromo (1904) 125
  • Notes 158
  • References 160
  • 9 - The Secret Agent (1907) 165
  • Notes 190
  • References 192
  • 10 - Under Western Eyes (1911) 195
  • Notes 226
  • 11 - Victory (1916) and The Shadow-Line (1916) 231
  • Notes 248
  • References 249
  • 12 - The Later Novels: Chance (1913), The Arrow of Gold (1919), The Rescue (1920), The Rover (1923), and Suspense (1925) 253
  • Notes 278
  • References 278
  • 13 - The Short Fiction: Tales of Unrest (1898), A Set of Six (1908), 'Twixt Land and Sea (1912), Within the Tides (1915), and Tales of Hearsay (1925) 281
  • Notes 298
  • 14 - Essays and Memoirs: The Mirror of the Sea (1906), A Personal Record (1912), Notes on Life and Letters (1921), and Last Essays (1926) 305
  • Notes 320
  • Selected Bibliography 325
  • Index 335
  • Contributors 345
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