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Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924



  • Existence: 1857 - 1924

Joseph Conrad was born on December 3, 1857 in Berychiv, Ukraine. He was a Polish-British writer who wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of what he saw as an impassive, inscrutable universe. Conrad is considered an early modernist. Publications include "Heart of Darkness" (1899), "Under Western Eyes" (1911) and "The Rover" (1923) as well as stories and essays. He died on August 3, 1924.

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Joseph Conrad letters and manuscripts

Identifier: MS-218
Overview Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), writer.The collection contains letters and manuscripts by Joseph Conrad. Manuscripts include "The Brute" as well as forwards written by Conrad for Edward Garnett's "Turgenev", Crane's "Red badge of Courage," and "The Shorter Stories of Joseph Conrad." Correspondents include R.B. Cunningham, Edward Garnett, Thomas James Wise, Ann Bontine, James Huneker and John Collins Squire. Subjects discussed in the letters include reflections of Stephen Crane, Rudyard Kipling, and...