Joseph Conrad (47 books)

(18571924)

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Joseph Conrad (born Teodor Józef Konrad Korzeniowski, 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-born novelist. Some of his works have been labelled romantic: Conrad's supposed "romanticism" is heavily imbued with irony and a fine sense of man's capacity for self-deception. Many critics regard Conrad as an important forerunner of Modernist literature.

Conrad's narrative style and anti-heroic… (more)

 

Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish-born writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski). Before its 1902 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in Blackwood's Magazine....

Lord Jim

by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim tells the story of a young, idealistic Englishman--"as unflinching as a hero in a book"--who is disgraced by a single act of cowardice while serving as an officer on the Patna, a merchant-ship sailing...

El corazón de las tinieblas

by Joseph Conrad

A través de un personaje ficticio (el viejo marinero "Marlow"), Conrad describe una travesía por el río Congo en busca del señor "Kurtz" que es el jefe de una explotación de marfil. El encuentro con Kurtz,...

The Secret Agent

by Joseph Conrad

Mr Verloc, the secret agent, keeps a shop in London's Soho where he lives with his wife Winnie, her infirm mother, and her idiot brother, Stevie. When Verloc is reluctantly involved in an anarchist plot to blow...

El duelo

by Joseph Conrad

El argumento de esta pequeña pieza, la cual tuvo tres títulos (El duelo, Los duelistas, o Un asunto de honor, este último a sugerencia de su amigo Ford Madox Ford), nos lleva a las campañas napoleónicas...

Lord Jim

by Joseph Conrad

Un jeune officier de marine, le lieutenant Jim, embarque comme second à bord d'un vieux cargo «bon pour la ferraille», le Patna, pour convoyer un groupe de pèlerins vers La Mecque. Dans le brouillard, le...

A Personal Record

Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

by Joseph Conrad

Set in the imaginary South American republic of Costaguana, this work is an illustration of the impact of foreign exploitation on a developing nation. As Sulaco, site of an English/American controlled silver...

The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'

Le Frère-de-la-Côte

The Duel

An Outpost of Progress

The Lagoon

The Informer

Under Western Eyes

Typhoon

Sous les yeux d'Occident

by Joseph Conrad

Un étudiant russe trouve un soir chez lui, caché, l'assassin d'un ministre de la répression tsariste survenue des heures plus tôt. Ce dernier lui demande de l'aider à fuir. Notre héros accepte, mais finit...

The Secret Sharer

Das Herz der Finsternis

by Joseph Conrad

Der Flussdampferkapitän Marlow reist im Auftrag einer belgischen Handelskompanie tief in den Kongo. Auf seiner Reise erlebt er unverständliche Wirrnisse, Sinnlosigkeit und eine unvorstellbare Ausbeutung der...

A Smile of Fortune

An Anarchist

An Outcast of the Islands

Victory

The Rescue

Chance

by Joseph Conrad

A remarkable book, the story of Flora De Barral, daughter of the Great De Barral, a monumental swindler, and her love for the sea captain who married her. Marlow tells the story in his usual quiet manner which...

Almayer's Folly

The Tale

The Shadow Line

Freya of the Seven Isles

The Inn of the Two Witches

The End of Tether

The Return

The Idiots

The Warrior's Soul

Falk

Because of the Dollars

Gaspar Ruiz

The Brute

Prince Roman

Karain, A Memory

The Black Mate

Typhon

by Joseph Conrad

Commandant le Nan-shan, le capitaine Mac Whirr est un homme taciturne. Voguer sur la mer de Chine pendant la saison des typhons ne l'inquiète pas vraiment. Quand, pendant la traversée, il voit l'aiguille du...

Il Conde

The Partner

The Planter of Malata

Jeunesse- Le Coeur des ténèbres

by Joseph Conrad

Le recueil se compose de deux récits, qui partagent deux traits communs. L'un est une même technique de narration : un narrateur non identifié rapporte les dires d'un autres narrateur, on a un récit dans...

Mit den Augen des Westens

by Joseph Conrad

Rasumow, der unglückliche Held dieser zum Teil auf historischen Vorkommnissen fußenden Geschichte, der nichts als Russe ist, muß selber zum Verstehenden werden; darauf weist bereits die Bedeutung seines Namens...

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