[PW] Conrad Notebook Request

Charles Early charles.early at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 15:36:24 PDT 2018


Dana:

Thank you very much.  This is exactly what Lynn wanted.  She's in class
right now, but I've forwarded the link to her.

Charles Early


On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 3:38 PM Dana Dalrymple <
ddalrymple at spokanelibrary.org> wrote:

> Thanks for the clarification. Wikipedia's bibliography of Conrad includes
> the Up River Book only in The Congo Diary and Other Uncollected Pieces,
> which wasn't published until 1978. Looks like Harvard University's Houghton
> Library has the manuscript version, however, and you can find an online
> copy here - https://iiif.lib.harvard.edu/manifests/view/drs:13832291$1i
>
>
> Dana Dalrymple
> Managing Librarian |
> Spokane Public Library
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Project-wombat [mailto:
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> Early
> Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 5:41 PM
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> Subject: Re: [PW] Conrad Notebook Request
>
> I've come across the modern "Up-River Book," but Conrad did produce two
> separate collections of notes--"The Congo Diary" and "Up-River Book"--while
> he was in the Belgian Congo in 1890.  They are reprinted in Heart of
> darkness : with The Congo diary and Up-river book /Joseph Conrad ; edited
> by Zdzislaw Najder (Hesperus Press, London:  2002), but Lynn is looking for
> facsimiles of the original.
>
> Charles Early
>
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 3:30 PM Dana Dalrymple <
> ddalrymple at spokanelibrary.org> wrote:
>
> > Doesn't look like this was published until 1925 or 1926 in serialized
> form
> > - http://www.conradfirst.net/view/serialisation?id=164
> > Looks like it wasn't published in book form until 1926 in his Last Essays
> > -
> > https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.206431 Congo Diary starts
> > on page 231.
> >
> > The "Up-River Book" is a recreation of Conrad's journey by a modern
> author.
> >
> > Dana Dalrymple
> > Managing Librarian |
> > Spokane Public Library
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Early
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12:05 PM
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> > Subject: [PW] Conrad Notebook Request
> >
> > My stepdaughter Lynn is in a graduate class at the U. of New Mexico on
> > Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.  For this class she is trying to find
> a
> > facsimile image of the first page of Conrad's "Up-River Book," his log of
> > the trip up the Congo River that inspired the book.  She thinks she came
> > across it on the internet, but we haven't been able to find it again.
> The
> > book has been reprinted with Heart of Darkness and The Congo Diary in two
> > books edited by Zdzislaw Najder, but apparently they don't have the
> > graphics.  Can anybody help?  Thank you very much.
> >
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