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Angoisse Joseph Conrad

Angoisse

Joseph Conrad

Published posthumously in 1925, Suspense is set in Genoa in early 1815. This edition of Conrads last novel, established through modern textual scholarship, presents the text in a form more authoritative than any so far printed. The introduction situates the novel in Conrads career and traces its sources and contemporary reception. The explanatory notes explain literary and historical references, identify real-life places and indicate Conrads main research materials. A glossary of foreign words and phrases enriches the explanatory matter, as do four illustrations and a map. A notebook of Conrads research for the novel and deleted drafts are published here for the first time. The essay on the text and apparatus lay out the history of the works composition and publication and detail interventions in the text
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Published posthumously in 1925, Suspense is set in Genoa in early 1815. This edition of Conrads last novel, established through modern textual scholarship, presents the text in a form more authoritative than any so far printed. The introductionMorePublished posthumously in 1925, Suspense is set in Genoa in early 1815. This edition of Conrads last novel, established through modern textual scholarship, presents the text in a form more authoritative than any so far printed. The introduction situates the novel in Conrads career and traces its sources and contemporary reception. The explanatory notes explain literary and historical references, identify real-life places and indicate Conrads main research materials. A glossary of foreign words and phrases enriches the explanatory matter, as do four illustrations and a map. A notebook of Conrads research for the novel and deleted drafts are published here for the first time. The essay on the text and apparatus lay out the history of the works composition and publication and detail interventions in the text by Richard Curle, who, as Conrads de facto literary executor, saw the novel into print, along with typists, compositors and editors.