Joseph Conrad

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Joseph Conrad

  1. 1. Born in Poland-English was not his native tongue<br />Regarded as one of the masters of modernism<br />Three most important works are Lord Jim, “Youth,” and Heart of Darkness<br />Joseph Conrad<br />
  2. 2. Often uses stories of the sea to tell his tales<br />The journeys his protagonists take are always journeys of self discovery<br />Characters are metaphors for human feelings in a complex and disillusioning world<br />Joseph Conrad<br />
  3. 3. Heart of Darkness was the basis of the movie Apocalypse Now.<br />Joseph Conrad<br />

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