The Resource The Nigger of the "Narcissus", Joseph Conrad, (electronic resource)

The Nigger of the "Narcissus", Joseph Conrad, (electronic resource)

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The Nigger of the "Narcissus"
Title
The Nigger of the "Narcissus"
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Joseph Conrad
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
When a black sailor with tuberculosis boards the Narcissus, the shadow of death falls across the ship and the lingering gloom brings out both the best and the worst in the crew. The harsh endurance test of survival at sea, magnified by the dying sailor's condition, sends the crewmen through an emotional gamut, ranging from pity and selfless compassion to fear, resentment, and a profound hatred that boils perilously close to mutiny. In this 1897 novel, a compelling examination of human character under conditions of extreme danger and stress, Joseph Conrad considers some of his customary preoccupations. His masterful narrative technique captures every nuance of atmospheric tension as it explores issues related to moral dilemmas, isolation, and the psychology of inner compulsions. Conrad drew upon his two decades of experience in the British merchant marine for the vital, memorable characterizations and realistic depictions of seafaring life in this and many of his other works
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Dewey number
823/.912
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no index present
LC call number
PR6005.O4
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
The Nigger of the "Narcissus", Joseph Conrad, (electronic resource)
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The Nigger of the "Narcissus", Joseph Conrad, (electronic resource)
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Content category
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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Extent
1 online resource (112 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
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Isbn
9780486159133
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Media category
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rdamedia.
Media type code
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Other control number
9780486159133
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Specific material designation
remote
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