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Victory
An Island Tale

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Part of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad

  • Date Published: May 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107101616

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  • Published in 1915, Victory: An Island Tale holds a special place in Conrad's later writings as a bold experiment in genre. The novel variously draws upon realism, allegory and melodrama to explore large themes: commitment and solidarity, the individual's relationship to society and the power of love. The Introduction situates the novel in Conrad's career and traces its sources and contemporary reception. The essay on the text and the apparatus lay out the history of the work's composition and publication, and detail the extensive interventions by Conrad's typists, compositors and editors. Also included are notes explaining literary and historical references, a glossary of nautical terms, illustrations including pictures of early drafts, and appendixes. Established through modern textual scholarship, this edition of Victory presents the novel in a form more authoritative than any so far printed, and restores a text that has circulated in highly defective forms since its original publication.

    • Offers for the first time an authoritative version of a text that has circulated in highly defective forms since its original publication
    • Provides a full and authoritative history of the composition and publication of one of Conrad's key formative works
    • An MLA Approved Edition, MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions
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    • Date Published: May 2016
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107101616
    • length: 971 pages
    • dimensions: 225 x 144 x 59 mm
    • weight: 1.31kg
    • contains: 9 b/w illus. 1 map
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    General editors' preface
    Chronology
    Abbreviations and note on editions
    Introduction
    Victory: An Island Tale
    The texts: an essay
    Apparatus
    Textual notes
    Appendices
    Explanatory notes
    Glossaries
    Map.

  • Author

    Joseph Conrad

    Editors

    J. H. Stape, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London
    J. H. Stape is Senior Research Fellow at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London, and has taught at universities in England, Canada, France and the Far East. The author of The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad (2007) and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad (Cambridge University Press, 1996) and The New Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad (Cambridge University Press, 2014), he has edited and co-edited several volumes for The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad. He has also published on E. M. Forster, William Golding, Thomas Hardy, Frank Harris, Angus Wilson and Virginia Woolf.

    Alexandre Fachard, Université de Genève
    Alexandre Fachard, Chargé de cours at the Universités de Lausanne and de Genève, teaches English literature. He has edited Within the Tides (Cambridge University Press, 2012) for The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad and has written for The Conradian and The Yearbook of Conrad Studies. He has also contributed articles on Sheridan and Swift to The Literary Encyclopedia.

    Introduction by

    Richard Niland, University of Strathclyde
    Richard Niland is Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde and has also taught at Richmond International University (London). He is the author of Conrad and History (2010) and the editor of Volume 3, A Personal Record to The Arrow of Gold, of Joseph Conrad: The Contemporary Reviews (Cambridge University Press, 2012). He has written for The Conradian, the Journal of Popular Culture and The Polish Review.

    Assisted by

    Aaron Zacks, University of Texas, Austin
    Aaron Zacks is Lecturer in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Texas, Austin.

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