The Portable Conrad Author:Joseph Conrad "The Portable Conrad selected and edited by Morton Dauwen Zabel — "A writer of the finest sea stories in English literature, a master of the romantic tale Joseph Conrad was also a critical and moral intelligence concerned with the basic problems of modern life. In this collection Conrad receives full recognition not only as a storyteller but also... more » as one of the major artists and critical thinkers of the twentieth century.
. . . "This edition uses the standard 1914 text of The Nigger of the "Narcissus" with the author's prefatory note "To my readers in America." Frederick R. Karl has revised and expanded the editorial notes, and has added an annotated bibliography.
"This is a sound critical study, as intelligent as the factual notes prefixed to the individual selections are useful." - Ben Ray Redmond, Saturday Review« less