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Lord Jim (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Joseph Conrad 1593081456 9781593081454
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Lord Jim (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim, byJoseph Conrad, is part of theBarnes & Noble Classicsnbsp;series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features ofBarnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from todays top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the readers viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest.Barnes & Noble Classicspulls together a constellation of influencesbiographical, historical, and literaryto enrich each readers understanding of these enduring works. nbsp; WithLord Jim, first published in 1900,Joseph Conradtransformed a tale of seafaring adventure into a subtle study of the meaning of honor and courage, loyalty and betrayal. When Jim, an idealistic merchant seaman and ships officer, abandons the supposedly sinkingPatnaand its passengers, he dashes his youthful dreams of glory in a single stroke. Condemned in court for his impetuous act of cowardice, Jim relegates himself to a life roaming the Far East. Unforgettably told by Marlow, who also narrates ConradsHeart of Darkness, the story ofLord Jim plumbs the mysteries of a man renounced by society but driven by a desire for redemption. A. Michael Matinis a professor in the English Department of Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. He has published articles on various twentieth-century British and postcolonial writers, and has written the introduction and notes for the Barnes & Noble Classics edition ofHeart of Darkness and Selected Short Fictionby Joseph Conrad.

Author: Joseph Conrad

Language: English

Edition: Trade Ppbk Ed 208, 1st Printing

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 400

Publisher: Sterling Publishing

Publication Date: 2008-06-01

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 1593081456

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