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Joseph Conrad"s Nostromo

Isabella Halsted

Joseph Conrad"s Nostromo

chapter notes and criticism.

by Isabella Halsted

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Published by American R. D. M. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 63-64.

StatementText by Isabella Halsted. Critical biography by David Mason Greene.
SeriesA Study master publication
ContributionsConrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6005.O4 N5935
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5541881M
LC Control Number67019748
OCLC/WorldCa10618033


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Joseph Conrad"s Nostromo by Isabella Halsted Download PDF EPUB FB2

A summary of a classic novel F. Scott Fitzgerald left behind one of the most perfect novels ever written, The Great Gatsby: at least, that is the version of many critics. But even Fitzgerald once said, ‘I’d rather have written Conrad’s Nostromo than any other novel.’ Yet Nostromo is a [ ].

I had never read anything by Joseph Conrad, but this was available for my Kindle so I down-loaded it. It is a superb book, well-written, with a gripping plot, great characterisations and very descriptive of the place and era in which it is set. Conrad is a master of the craft, and I /5().

Nostromo, Joseph Conrads South American novel reminds me somehow of Ayn Rands Atlas Shrugged, perhaps the setting of mines in South America. The underlying political ideologies are also reminiscent to some extent on Rands objectivism, and both authors guileless mistrust of democracy ambles towards, but never wholly approaches, a Nietzschean ideal/5.

Nostromo is an artistic masterpiece, the book F. Scott Fitzgerald says he most wishes he had written. Conrad is a founding father of literary an early modernist novel, Nostromo is.

About Nostromo by Joseph Conrad Nostromo is a novel by Joseph Conrad, set in the fictitious South American republic of "Costaguana". It was originally published serially in two volumes of T.P.'s Weekly. Inthe Modern Library ranked Nostromo 47th on its list of the best English-language novels of the 20th century/5().

Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, Polish: [ˈjuzɛf tɛˈɔdɔr ˈkɔnrat kɔʐɛˈɲɔfskʲi] (); 3 December – 3 August ) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.

Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into Nationality: Polish.