Youth/ Heart of Darkness The End of the Tether: WITH The Heart of Darkness (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

3.63 avg rating
( 754 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140185133: Youth/ Heart of Darkness The End of the Tether: WITH The Heart of Darkness (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

Conrad's aim was 'by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel . . . before all, to make you see' Heart of Darkness, his exploration of European colonialism in Africa and of elusive human values, embodies more profoundly than almost any other modern fiction the difficulty of 'seeing', its relativity and shifting compromise. Portraying a young man's first sea-voyage to the East in Youth, an unenlightened maturity in Heart of Darkness, and the blind old age of Captain Whalley in The End of the Tether, the stories in this volume are united in their theme - the 'Ages of Man' - and in their scepticism. Conrad's vision has influenced twentieth-century writers and artists from T. S. Eliot to Jorge Luis Borges and Werner Herzog, and continues to draw critical fire. In his stimulating introduction John Lyon discusses the links between these three stories, the critiques of Chinua Achebe and Edward Said, and the ebb and flow of Conrad's magnificent narrative art.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Conrad's aim was 'by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel... before....

Book Description:

The most authoritative scholarly edition of Conrad's most important narratives, this edition includes detailed explanatory and contextual notes, a glossary of nautical terms, maps and illustrations. This volume will allow scholars to see these familiar stories in a fresh light, by returning to Conrad's original texts.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Joseph Conrad
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801401851330000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Joseph Conrad
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (1995)
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised ed.. 193 x 127 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Conrad s aim was by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel .before all, to make you see . Heart of Darkness , his exploration of European colonialism in Africa and of elusive human values, embodies more profoundly than almost any other modern fiction the difficulty of seeing , its relativity and shifting compromise. Portraying a young man s first sea-voyage to the East in Youth , an unenlightened maturity in Heart of Darkness , and the blind old age of Captain Whalley in The End of the Tether , the stories in this volume are united in their theme - the Ages of Man - and in their scepticism. Conrad s vision has influenced twentieth-century writers and artists from T. S. Eliot to Jorge Luis Borges and Werner Herzog, and continues to draw critical fire. In his stimulating introduction, John Lyon discusses the links between these three stories, the critiques of Chinua Achebe and Edward Said, and the ebb and flow of Conrad s magnificent narrative art. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780140185133

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Joseph Conrad
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (1995)
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised ed.. 193 x 127 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Conrad s aim was by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel .before all, to make you see . Heart of Darkness , his exploration of European colonialism in Africa and of elusive human values, embodies more profoundly than almost any other modern fiction the difficulty of seeing , its relativity and shifting compromise. Portraying a young man s first sea-voyage to the East in Youth , an unenlightened maturity in Heart of Darkness , and the blind old age of Captain Whalley in The End of the Tether , the stories in this volume are united in their theme - the Ages of Man - and in their scepticism. Conrad s vision has influenced twentieth-century writers and artists from T. S. Eliot to Jorge Luis Borges and Werner Herzog, and continues to draw critical fire. In his stimulating introduction, John Lyon discusses the links between these three stories, the critiques of Chinua Achebe and Edward Said, and the ebb and flow of Conrad s magnificent narrative art. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780140185133

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Conrad, Joseph
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1995. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VP-9780140185133

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Conrad, Joseph (Author); Lyon, John (Editor/introduction)
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0140185135

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.69
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Conrad, Joseph
Published by Penguin Classics (1995)
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0140185135

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.30
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Conrad, Joseph
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Quantity Available: 6
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1995. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780140185133

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Conrad, Joseph
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 1113987

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Conrad, Joseph
Published by Penguin Classics
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Qwestbooks COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140185135. Bookseller Inventory # Z0140185135ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Conrad, Joseph
Published by Penguin Classics
ISBN 10: 0140185135 ISBN 13: 9780140185133
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140185135 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI2132204754

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book