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Joseph Conrad"s Nostromo

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conrad, Joseph, -- 1857-1924.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.

  • About the Edition

    Summary, A collection of eight critical essays on Conrad"s novel, arranged in chronological order of publication.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesModern critical interpretations
    ContributionsBloom, Harold, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005.O4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 140p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22250641M
    ISBN 101555460178


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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.