Lord Jim

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Broadview Press, Nov 7, 2000 - Fiction - 455 pages
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One of Joseph Conrad's greatest novels, Lord Jim brilliantly combines adventure and analysis. Haunted by the memory of a moment of lost nerve during a disastrous voyage, Jim submits to condemnation by a Court of Inquiry. In the wake of his disgrace he travels to the exotic region of Patusan, and as the agent at this remote trading post comes to be revered as 'Tuan Jim.' Here he finds a measure of serenity and respect within himself. However, when a gang of thieves arrives on the island, the memory of his earlier disgrace comes again to the fore, and his relationship with the people of the island is jeopardized. This new Broadview edition is based on the first British edition of 1900, which provides the historical basis for the accompanying critical and contextual discussions. The appendices include a wide variety of Conrad's source material, documents concerning the scandal of the Jeddah, along with other materials such as a substantial selection of early critical comments.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgements
6
Introduction
7
A Note on the Text and on Editorial Procedures
23
A Brief Chronology
28
Chronology of Events in Lord Jim
33
Map
34
Conrads Authors Note 1917
373
Comments by Conrad
376
Contemporaneous Reviews
378
Sources and Contexts 1James Brooke the White Rajah of Sarawak
385
Sources and Contexts 2 The Jeddah Scandal
403
Sources and Contexts 3 McNairs Perak and the Malays
422
Sources and Contexts 5 The Douro the Cutty Sark and the Rev William Hazlitt
428
Comments on Imperialism and Colonialism
433
Select Bibliography
452
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About the author (2000)

Cedric Watts is a professor in the English Department at the University of Sussex, and the internationally-renowned author of numerous critical and scholarly books, including Joseph Conrad: A Literary Life and A preface to Conrad. He has also edited Jude the Obscure for the Broadview Literary Texts series.

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