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‘A different fabric’. The overt and the hidden in Joseph Conrad’s prefaces to his prose works


Inscription. An anthology 1 - "Napis. Pismo poświęcone literaturze okolicznościowej i użytkowej" special issue in English 2022


Pacukiewicz, Marek ; Korecki, Tristan : Tłumacz ; Giebułtowski, Jerzy : Tłumaczenie - weryfikacja


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autobiography ; preface ; Conrad Joseph (1857-1924) ; paratext ; romantic irony


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