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Heart of darkness : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism

Author: Joseph Conrad; Robert Kimbrough
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1988.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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In turn-of-the century Africa, colonial traders driven by greed brave forbidding dangers to exploit the continent's vast treasures. One of these is sea captain Marlow, who penetrates the Congo's jungles in pursuit of the mysterious Mr. Kurtz, deranged chief of a remote trading station.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Parables
Fiction
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Robert Kimbrough
ISBN: 0393955524 9780393955521
OCLC Number: 16227485
Description: xvii, 420 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Author's note --
Heart of Darkness --
The congo --
Conrad in the congo --
Writing the story --
Conrad on life and art --
Heart of darkness : a problem for critics / Robert F. Haugh --
The journey within / Albert J. Guerard --
An image of Africa : racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness / Chinua Achebe --
The frontier on which Heart of Darkness stands / Wilson Harris --
The colonialistic bias of Heart of Darkness / Frances B. Singh --
Racism and the Heart of Darkness / C.P. Sarvan --
Worth the wait : Apocalypse Now / Mike Wilmington --
Two visions of the horror / Robert LaBrasca --
Heart of Darkness and the process of Apocalypse Now / William M. Hagen --
Conrad and Coppola : different centres of darkness / E.N. Dorall --
Impressionaism and symbolism in Heart of Darkness / Ian Watt --
Watt's Conrad / Robert S. Baker --
Conrad's impression and Watt's delayed decoding / Bruce Johnson --
Lying as dying in Heart of Darkness / Garrett Stewart --
The value and significance of Heart of Darkness / Juliet McLauchlan --
The value of facts in the Heart of Darkness / Michael Levenson --
Conrad's youth 1902 : an introduction / Robert Kimbrough.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited by Robert Kimbrough.

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In turn-of-the century Africa, colonial traders driven by greed brave forbidding dangers to exploit the continent's vast treasures. One of these is sea captain Marlow, who penetrates the Congo's jungles in pursuit of the mysterious Mr. Kurtz, deranged chief of a remote trading station.

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