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Heart of darkness : a case study in contemporary criticism

Author: Joseph Conrad; Ross C Murfin
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1989.
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This edition of Conrad's short novel presents an authoritative text as well as essays by a variety of critical theorists including Frederick Karl and Adena Rosmarin. Each essay interprets "Heart of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Parables
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph (1857-1924) Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Ross C Murfin
ISBN: 0312030266 9780312030261 0312007612 9780312007614 0333575598 9780333575598
OCLC Number: 19244585
Notes: "A Bedford book."
Description: x, 270 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the biographical and historical background --
Text of Heart of Darkness --
Introduction to the Danse Macabre: Conrad's Heart of darkenss / Frederick R. Karl --
Darkening the reader: reader-response criticism and Heart of Darkness / Adena Rosmarin --
"Too beautiful altogether:" patriarchal ideology in Heart of darkenss / Johanna M. Smith --
Heart of darkenss revisited / J. Hillis Miller --
Preserving and keeping order by killing time in Heart of darkness / Brook Thomas.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited by Ross C. Murfin.

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