Lord Jim


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Lord Jim

successful in lifelong efforts to regain honor lost in moment of cowardice. [Br. Lit.: Lord Jim]

Lord Jim

tormented by his memory of having saved himself from a sinking ship with 800 Muslims aboard. [Br. Lit.: Joseph Conrad Lord Jim in Magill I, 522]
See: Remorse
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Who wrote Lord Jim, Nostromo and Heart of Darkness?
Lord Jim O'Neill, vice-chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and a former Treasury minister, said: "The lack of a genuine long term education plan needs to be seriously addressed."
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At the beginning of the new century, Conrad presented two of the greatest English novels: "Lord Jim" (1900) and "Heart of Darkness" (1902).
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FORMER Commercial Secretary to the Treasury Lord Jim O'Neill has confirmed he will be returning as a key note speaker at next year's UK Northern Powerhouse Conference and Exhibition.
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Lib Dem peer Lord Jim Wallace said he was a man of "exceptional character and talent" and praised his "great courage" in speaking out against the Iraq War.
At twenty, Jim, like Conrad's Lord Jim, longed to be "worthy." Instead, in a moment of fear, he endangers Tommy.
The editor has organized the contributions that make up the main body of the text in three parts devoted to ConradAEs contexts, critical approaches to Heart of Darkness, and critical approaches to Lord Jim, Typhoon, Nostromo, and the authorAEs other major texts.
Part of Naxos' "Complete Classics" line of unabridged audiobooks, Lord Jim is a novel about pride, self-delusion, and the stumbling search for redemption.
In the chapter titled "Negotiating the Nets of Commerce and Duty: Lord Jim" Francis proposes that commerce provides another set of norms for judging Jim.