A Personal Record (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of by Joseph Conrad,Zdzislaw Najder,J. H. Stape

By Joseph Conrad,Zdzislaw Najder,J. H. Stape

Serialized in Ford Madox Ford's English assessment in 1908–9, a private list (1912) either records and fictionalizes Conrad's adolescence and the hole phases of his careers as a author and as a seaman. it's also an inventive and political manifesto. This quantity offers the main exact and scholarly variation on hand. errors brought via typists and prior publishers were corrected to give the textual content as Conrad meant it. The creation lines Conrad's resources and offers the heritage of writing and reception. The essay at the textual content and the equipment set out the textual heritage. The notes clarify literary and ancient references, establish locations, and gloss international phrases. 4 maps and a genealogical desk complement this explanatory fabric. This variation of a private checklist, tested via glossy textual scholarship, offers Conrad's memories and the volume's prefaces in kinds extra authoritative than any to this point printed.

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