Sous les yeux d'Occident

Sous les yeux d'Occident

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Overview

Sous les yeux de l'Occident (Under Western Eyes) est un roman de Joseph Conrad, paru en 1911. À Genève, un anglais, professeur de langues, traduit un document relatant les aventures d'un étudiant russe, Razoumov, en contact, malgré lui, avec Haldine, l'assassin d'un éminent homme d'État. Sous les yeux des occidentaux qui peinent à comprendre l'âme slave se déroule la tragédie du peuple russe broyé par l'autocratie et l'anarchisme.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781505902242
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.

Date of Birth:

December 3, 1857

Date of Death:

August 3, 1924

Place of Birth:

Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia

Place of Death:

Bishopsbourne, Kent, England

Education:

Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France

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