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A reader"s guide to Joseph Conrad

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Adventure stories, English -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Political fiction, English -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederick R. Karl.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005.O4 Z76 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL675081M
    ISBN 100815604890
    LC Control Number97021260


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