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Published: 25 October 2001

512 Pages | 4 maps and 1 family tree


ISBN: 9780198604211

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Oxford Reader's Companion to Conrad

Owen Knowles and Gene M. Moore

  • Provides a unique and comprehensive guide to one of the most complex men in English literature
  • More than 400 A-Z entries written by two of the world's leading Conradians with the help of a small team of expert contributors
  • Gives a synthesis of literary, biographical, and historical information on Joseph Conrad covering family, friends, ships and voyages, films and adaptations, places, novels, essays, influences, and reputation
  • The text is fully cross-referenced to facilitate browsing
  • Contains additional material: a classified contents list with headwords grouped in thematic batches, Conrad's family tree, a useful chronology spanning Conrad's life, maps showing Conrad's travels, an index of references to Conrad's works, and an alphabetical list of frequently cited texts

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