Joseph Conrad: a biography

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 428 pages
Biographer Jeffrey Meyers presents an incisive study of the great writer Joseph Conrad. Meyers focuses on Conrad's friendships with Ford Madox Ford, Henry James, Stephen Crane, and John Galsworthy; and uncovers new information on Conrad's marriage, and on his one great love affair with the seductive American journalist Jane Anderson. One 16-page insert.

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Although he promises important new information about Joseph Conrad's life, most of what is new in this hefty biography from Meyers (D.H. Lawrence, 1990, etc.) is of minor significance. For a great ... Read full review

Joseph Conrad: a biography

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The prolific Meyers ( D.H. Lawrence, LJ 5/15/90) here offers the first major biography of Conrad since Frederick R. Karl's Joseph Conrad: The Three Lives ( LJ 12/1/78). Karl excels with the early ... Read full review


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Jeffrey Meyers has written lives of Katherine Mansfield, Wyndham Lewis, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Lowell and his circle, D. H. Lawrence, Joseph Conrad, Edgar Allan Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edmund Wilson, and Robert Frost. He lives in Berkeley, California, and is now writing a life of Gary Cooper.

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