Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Life Of Joseph Conrad: A Critical Biography” as Want to Read:
The Life Of Joseph Conrad: A Critical Biography
by John Batchelor (Goodreads Author)
'I cannot think of a better introduction to Conrad as a total phenomenon - the man, the artist, the ensemble of texts - than John Batchelor's new critical biography. In a deft, lively, and imaginative way, the book interweaves a narrative of Conrad's life, a concise view of his fiction, and a critical discussion of the scholarly response to his writings... Batchelor's crit ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published December 1st 1993 by Blackwell Publishers
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-10 of 10)
John Batchelor was educated at The King's School, Canterbury, and at Cambridge (and at the University of New Brunswick, in Canada). After the Cambridge Ph D he was a lecturer at Birmingham University, then a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and for the last phase of his career he was the Joseph Cowen Professor of English Literature at Newcastle University and is now an Emeritus Professor of that Uni ...moreMore about John Batchelor...