See also:English novelist, was
See also:born in Poland, his full name having been
See also:Conrad Korzeniowski . He learnt French in
See also:infancy, but did not learn English until he was nearly twenty . At Constantinople, where he had gone with the intention of joining the Russians against the
See also:Turks, he joined the French
See also:navy . Later on he found his way to
See also:Lowestoft in England, and, after obtaining his mate's certificate, he sailed for the East in an English
See also:ship . The
See also:story of this voyage is told in Youth, and other Tales (1902) . His chief other volumes are Almayer's Folly (1895), An Outcast of the Islands (1896), The Nigger of the
See also:Narcissus (1897), Tales of Unrest (1898),
See also:Lord Jim (19oo),
See also:Typhoon (1903), The
See also:Mirror of, the
See also:Sea (1906), and, with F . M . Hueffer,
See also:Romance (1903) . All these are remarkable for their vigorous English
See also:style, and the vivid description of exotic scenes; the author being especially successful in tracing the effects of tropical surroundings and the contact with Asiatics on
See also:European sailors and traders . His
See also:play One
See also:Day More was produced by the Stage Society in
See also:June 1905 .
CONRAD OF WURZBURG (d. 1287)
CONRAD, or KONRAD (M. H. Ger. Kuonrdl, i.e. " keen ...
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