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Published: 15 May 2009

192 Pages | 1 map

ISBN: 9780199555567

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The Shadow-Line

A Confession

Revised Edition

Joseph Conrad
Edited by Jeremy Hawthorn

Oxford World's Classics

  • This revised edition has been reset using the English first edition text, correlated with Conrad's manuscript, typescript and with all other editions with which he was involved, resulting in a text that is much closer to what Conrad actually wrote than any other edition presently available.
  • The Introduction has been expanded to include discussion of the novel's sexual subtext: concepts and ideals of masculinity and manhood, and investigation of the erotic and sexual aspects of male-male friendship and solidarity.
  • There is a new, fuller Chronology and new and up-to-date bibliography.
  • The explanatory notes have been rewritten and expanded.
  • There is a new glossary of the specialist sailing and seamanship terms used in the text.

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