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Twixt Land & Sea Joseph Conrad

Twixt Land & Sea

Joseph Conrad

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ISBN : 9781604245202
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188 pages
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New texts of Joseph Conrads modern classic The Secret Sharer and of two other tales appear in this edition of Twixt Land and Sea with numerous words, sentences, and entire paragraphs restored from Conrads manuscripts and typescripts. WrittenMoreNew texts of Joseph Conrads modern classic The Secret Sharer and of two other tales appear in this edition of Twixt Land and Sea with numerous words, sentences, and entire paragraphs restored from Conrads manuscripts and typescripts. Written while he was working on Under Western Eyes, these stories, when collected together in 1912, marked the turning point in Conrads professional fortunes that Chance would soon confirm. Published for the first time as Conrad meant them to be, these authoritative texts are accompanied by a new Introduction that discusses their sources, composition, and publication, and their reception up to our time. The Notes explain nautical, geographical, and historical references and are supplemented by diagrams, maps, and other illustrations. A textual essay and apparatus examine the revisions, excisions, divisions, and censorship the tales underwent, which till now have been reflected in editions unduly trusted by countless readers.