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Published by Dover in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • West Indians -- England -- Fiction,
    • Tuberculosis -- Patients -- Fiction,
    • Terminally ill -- Fiction,
    • Ocean travel -- Fiction,
    • Blacks -- Fiction,
    • London (England) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoseph Conrad.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesDover thrift editions
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6005.O4 N5 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 103 p. ;
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL42357M
      ISBN 100486408809
      LC Control Number99035223
      OCLC/WorldCa41531869

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. A dying sailor boards the Narcissus and acts as a memento mori upon his shipmates, who react with pity and compassion as well as fear, resentment, and hatred. Conrad's powerful narrative technique portrays nuances of atmospheric tension that form a compelling study of character under conditions of extreme danger and stress.

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Full text of "The Nigger of the Narcissus: a tale of the sea" See other formats. The Nigger of the “Narcissus”: A Tale of the Sea. London: William Heinemann, Octavo, original gilt-stamped gray cloth, uncut. First English edition of Conrad’s first masterpiece.

The Nigger of the “Narcissus” was first published in New York in as The Children of the Sea. Henry James described the novel as “the very finest.

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Because of its quality compared to earlier works, some have described it as marking the start of Conrad's major, or middle, period; others have placed it as the best.

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The powerful narrative technique captures every nuance of atmospheric tension for a compelling study of men's characters under conditions of extreme danger and stress/5(2).

When a black sailor with tuberculosis boards the Narcissus, the shadow of death falls across the ship and the lingering gloom brings out both the best and the worst in the crew. The harsh endurance test of survival at sea, magnified by the dying sailor's condition, sends the crewmen through an emotional gamut, ranging from pity and selfless compassion to fear, resentment, and a profound Pages: Buy The nigger of the Narcissus by Conrad, Joseph from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

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THE NIGGER OF THE NARCISSUS by Joseph Conrad author of An Outcast of the Islands; Heart of Darkness; Lord Jim; Typhoon; Romance; Nostromo; Romance; Chance; Victory; The Rescue (Annotated) Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December – 3 August ) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest.

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The Narcissus is modeled on a real ship on which Conrad worked in A light/dark, white/black, life/death motif begins within the ship’s forecastle even before the arrival on board of the.

Nineteenth-century literature features usages of "nigger" without racist connotation. Mark Twain, in the autobiographic book Life on the Mississippi (), used the term within quotes, indicating reported speech, but used the term "negro" when writing in his own narrative persona.

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No, although the title means it’s not read as much as it should be, which is a shame as it’s one of his best works. In Conrad’s time, the word ‘Nigger’ was not overtly racist; American publishers titled it ‘The Children of the Sea’ because they fe.

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This is his third, but first major novel, a wonderful tale about emotional manipulation, blackmail, and the real life inside a sailing ship (by someone who knew).4/5.

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Joseph Conrad.1 Rating; Publisher Description. The title character, James Wait, is a West Indian black sailor on board the merchant ship Narcissus sailing from Bombay to London.

Wait falls ill with tuberculosis during the voyage, and his plight arouses the humanitarian sympathies of 4/5(1). Read "Nigger Of The Narcissus" by Joseph Conrad available from Rakuten Kobo. The story of one voyage of the sailing-ship Narcissus from Bombay to London- Brand: Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher.About The Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’ and Other Stories.

The volume includes: ‘Youth’; ‘The Secret Sharer’; ‘The Lagoon’; ‘An Outpost of Progress’; ‘Il Conde’; ‘The Duel’. The intention is a range of settings – we move from the sea to the colonial world, the Far East and Africa to England and then the Continent.