The shadow-line

a confession. Within the tides; tales.
  • 355 Pages
  • 4.86 MB
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Distribution by Heron Books , [London]
Adventure stories, En
Other titlesWithin the tide.
StatementOriginal illus. by Charles Keeping.
SeriesHis Complete works
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C764 Sh11, PR6005.O4 Sh11
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 355 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4058099M
LC Control Number79491327

May 27,  · The masterpiece of Joseph Conrad’s later years, the autobiographical short novel The Shadow-Line depicts a young man at a crossroads in his life, facing a desperate crisis that marks the “shadow-line” between youth and agnesescriva.com brief but intense story is a dramatically fictionalized account of Conrad’s first command as a young sea captain trapped aboard a becalmed, fever Cited by: The shadow-line book masterpiece of Joseph Conrad's later years, the autobiographical short novel The Shadow-Line depicts a young man at a crossroads in his life, facing a desperate crisis that marks the "shadow-line" between youth and agnesescriva.com brief but intense story is a dramatically fictionalized account of Conrad's first command as a young sea captain trapped aboard a becalmed,/5.

In The Shadow Lines, Amitav Ghosh writes about memory, or rather the imperfections of memory. The book is a novel where the narrator recalls stories and events from his childhood and compares them with perspectives of other people to paint a full picture of the narrative/5.

The Shadow-Line is a novel based at sea by Joseph Conrad. The novella has often been cited as a metaphor of the First World War, given its timing and references to a long struggle, the importance of camaraderie, etc.

This viewpoint may also be reinforced by the knowledge that Conrad's elder son, Borys, was wounded in the First World War. The Shadow Line was originally published in serial form in Metropolitan Magazine and English Review inbefore appearing in book form a year later.

Like so much of Conrad’s fiction, the narrative was inspired by his own experiences at sea. The Shadow Lines () is a Sahitya Akademi Award -winning novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. It is a book that captures perspective of time and events, of lines that bring people together and hold them apart; lines that are clearly visible from one perspective and nonexistent from another;Author: Amitav Ghosh.

Jan 09,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project agnesescriva.com by: The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh explores the political and economic growth of India through the lives of two families—one Bengali and one English—as their lives intertwine on multiple levels through three generations.

The novel consists of the memories of the characters in the two families. The Shadow-Line: A Confession (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad) by Conrad, Joseph () Hardcover. And the time, too, goes on—till one perceives ahead a shadow-line warning one that the region of early youth, too, must be left behind.

Read + - This is the period of life in which such moments of which I have spoken are likely to come. The Shadow Line literature essays are academic essays for citation.

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These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Shadow Line. The Sea as Mirror in The Shadow Line and Lord Jim.

Dec 11,  · The Shadow Lines () can be viewed at one level as a story of a Bengali family through which Amitav Ghosh presents, analyses and problematises many issues that are being debated in contemporary India. The story cleverly engages in its. Jul 06,  · [The Shadow Lines () is a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning novel[1] by Indian-Bengali writer Amitav Ghosh.

It is a book that captures perspective of time and events, of lines that bring people together and hold them apart, lines that are clearly visible. About The Shadow-Line A young and inexperienced sea captain finds that his first command leaves him with a ship stranded in tropical seas and a crew smitten with fever.

As he wrestles with his conscience and with the increasing sense of isolation that he experiences, the captain crosses the ‘shadow-line’ between youth and adulthood. The masterpiece of Joseph Conrad's later years, the autobiographical short novel The Shadow-Line depicts a young man at a crossroads in his life, facing a desperate crisis that marks the "shadow-line" between youth and agnesescriva.com brief but intense story is a dramatically fictionalized account of Conrad's first command as a young sea captain trapped aboard a becalmed, fever-wracked, and seemingly Cited by: In Joseph Conrad's ''The Shadow Line'', the author explores the passage to manhood.

In this lesson, you will learn of the challenges, both psychological and situational, that challenge a young. Free download or read online The Shadow Lines pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Amitav Ghosh.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are,/5.

Joseph Conrad’s novella The Shadow-Line is much more conventional, at least ostensibly or superficially, than some of his most celebrated earlier fiction, such as Nostromo () or Under Western Eyes (), even though it was written later than both of those novels.

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In many ways it signals a return to Conrad’s earlier writing, from the s, and in particular such stories as ‘Youth’ (). Jul 22,  · The shadow-line: a confessionVintage Books in English - 1st Vintage Classics ed.

"The Shadow Line" is a short novel by Joseph Conrad (). It was first published in It is a sea tale and depicts the story of a young man who takes a captaincy in the agnesescriva.comed on: November 21, Jan 29,  · Typhoon is a classic sea yarn, possibly based upon Conrad's actual experience of seaman's life, and probably on a real incident aboard of the steamer John P.

Best (according to the book by Jerry Allen on the Sea years of 5/5. May 02,  · For "The Shadow Line" is a heavy book. Not only its themes -- illness and death, and especially the workings of chance on human life.

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It is also heavy because of the mood, which starts light and becomes progressively darker, until the climax, which is much more a climax of Stygian atmosphere than it is of action in any usual sense of the word.4/5(3).

The Shadow-Line A Confession. Revised Edition. Joseph Conrad Edited by Jeremy Hawthorn Oxford World's Classics. This revised edition has been reset using the English first edition text, correlated with Conrad's manuscript, typescript and with all other editions with which he was involved, resulting in a text that is much closer to what Conrad actually wrote than any other edition presently.

When Joseph was a young boy, he worked as a deck boy on an Arab Ship. Soon, Joseph quit his job and assembled a new crew of hearty agnesescriva.com was G. THE SHADOW-LINE A CONFESSION By Joseph Conrad “Worthy of my undying regard” To Borys And All Others Who, Like Himself, Have Crossed In Early Youth The Shadow-Line Of Their Generation With Love —D’autre fois, calme plat, grand miroir De mon desespoir.

—BAUDELAIRE. The Shadow-Line is a short novel based at sea by Joseph Conrad; it is one of his later works, being written from February to December It was first published in as a serial in New York's Metropolitan Magazine (September—October) in the English Review (September March ) and published in book form in in the UK (March) and America (April).

About The Shadow-Line. The masterpiece of Joseph Conrad’s later years, the autobiographical short novel The Shadow-Line depicts a young man at a crossroads in his life, facing a desperate crisis that marks the “shadow-line” between youth and agnesescriva.com brief but intense story is a dramatically fictionalized account of Conrad’s first command as a young sea captain trapped aboard a.

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Unfortunately, however, the novel's three elements never cohere despite the thematic links (Houston as a non-place, Liz's as a non-life, secrets as a non-sense). And, though Furman works hard at an atmospherically lyric treatment of Liz and her hesitations (""the shadow line"" of the title), the general effect is one of torpor.The Shadow Line - eBook () by Joseph ConradFormat: Ebook.The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and .