Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature
I capolavori di Joseph Conrad. Conrad left his native Poland in his middle teens to avoid conscription into the Russian Army. He joined the French Merchant Marine and briefly employed himself as a wartime gunrunner.
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I capolavori (Lettera di una sconosciuta – Il mondo di ieri – Sovvertimento dei sensi – Tramonto di un cuore – Ventiquattr'ore nella vita di una donna).
See a Problem? We’d love your help. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I capolavori: Al limite estremo - Cuore di tenebra - La follia di Almayer - La linea d'ombra - Lord Jim. by. Joseph Conrad
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Dark allegory describes the narrator's journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region. Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration.
Joseph Conrad was born on December 3, 1857 in Berdichev, Ukraine. His father, Apollo Korzeniowski was an aristocrat, a poet and a literature lover. As a child, Joseph read Polish and French versions of English novels. Joseph was sent to live with his uncle, Tadeusz Bobrowski in Switzerland when both his parents had died by 1869 from tuberculosis. Bobrowski left Conrad a huge sum of £1,600 when he died in 1894
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Vintage Books & Anchor Books. Joseph Conrad/Heart of Darkness. PagesPublic figureWriterJoseph Conrad. English (UK) · Русский · Українська · Suomi · Español. The masterpiece of Joseph Conrad’s later years, the autobiographical short novel The Shadow-Line depicts a young man at a crossroads in his life, facing a desperate crisis that marks the shadow-line between youth and maturity.
Joseph Conrad, English author of Polish descent whose works include the novel Lord Jim and the short story Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad, English author of Polish descent whose works include the novel Lord Jim and the short story Heart of Darkness. The captain Conrad replaced had died at sea, and by the time the ship reached Singapore, a voyage of 800 miles (1,300 km) that took three weeks because of lack of wind, the whole ship’s company, except Conrad and the cook, was down with fever. Conrad then discovered to his dismay that his predecessor had sold almost all the ship’s supply of quinine.
Joseph Conrad was an acclaimed Polish author, who wrote in English. Read this biography to learn more about his childhood, works, achievements, life and timeline. He is appreciated for his storytelling abilities and the depiction of breathtaking adventures at sea. Even though he was granted British citizenship, he considered himself to be Polish and often wrote on Polish themes.