Pierre et Jean

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Pierre et Jean

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Evidence

"I fear I may be too much under the influence of Maupassant. I have studied ""Pierre et Jean"" - thought, method and all - with the profoundest despair. It seems nothing but has a technical complexity which makes me tear my hair. one feels like weeping with rage while reading it. Ah well!"

Source

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 1, 1861-1897

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Conrad, Joseph
Aged 37 [Experience in 1894, born in 1857]

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Notes
See comments by Yves Hervouet, 'The French Face of Joseph Conrad' Cambridge,(1990), p.13 and n. 12 p.281.

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Accessed on 2020/08/14 13:34:30

Related place
England
Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 1, 1861-1897
Related place
England
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Pierre et Jean

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I fear I may be too much under the influence of Maupassant. I have studied ""Pierre et Jean"" - thought, method and all - with the profoundest despair. It seems nothing but has a technical complexity which makes me tear my hair. one feels like weeping with rage while reading it. Ah well!"

Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Aged 37 [Experience in 1894, born in 1857]

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Notes
See comments by Yves Hervouet, 'The French Face of Joseph Conrad' Cambridge,(1990), p.13 and n. 12 p.281.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 1, 1861-1897
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/73944
Accessed on 2020/08/14 13:34:30

Related place
England
Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 1, 1861-1897
Related place
England
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