The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad

by John Stape

Publisher: William Heinemann

Written in English
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ISBN 100434013277
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Joseph Conrad real name Jozef Teodor Konrad was a Ukrainian born turned English author born in Berdichev of Ukraine. He was born to Evelina and Apollo Korzeniowski, two polish nobles who were involved in a conspiracy to undermine Russian rule that saw them sent to Vologda as a punishment.

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Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, Polish: [ˈjuzɛf tɛˈɔdɔr ˈkɔnrat kɔʐɛˈɲɔfskʲi] (); 3 December – 3 August ) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.

Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into Nationality: Polish. Summary: The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad is the first new biography in more than a decade of one of modern literature's most important writers - whose work remains widely read and acutely relevant eighty years after his death.

In this authoritative, insightful book, we see Joseph Conrad as a man who constantly reinvents himself. Published to mark the th anniversary of his birth, The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad is a brilliant and highly readable biography of a literary figure of world-wide reputation.

Joseph Conrad's impact has been so profound and far-reaching that, eighty years after his death, he. Joseph Conrad, original name Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, (born December 3,Berdichev, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now Berdychiv, Ukraine]—died August 3,Canterbury, Kent, England), English novelist and short-story writer of Polish descent, whose works include the novels Lord Jim (), Nostromo (), and The Secret Agent () and the short story “Heart of Darkness.

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