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Heart of darkness ; and the secret sharer

Author: Joseph Conrad; Joyce Carol Oates; Vince Passaro
Publisher: New York : Signet Classics, 2008. ©2008
Series: Signet classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heart of Darkness: Based on Conrad's own 1890 trip up the Congo River, the story is told by Marlow, the novelist's alter ego. It is the journey into darkness and horror, both literally, as the narrator descends into a sinister jungle landscape, and metaphorically, as he witnesses the depts of moral depravity symbolized by the agent Kurtz.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Parables
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Joyce Carol Oates; Vince Passaro
ISBN: 9780451531032 0451531035 9780756990589 0756990580 9780553212143 0553212141
OCLC Number: 183268058
Description: xx, 168 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: The heart of darkness --
The secret sharer.
Series Title: Signet classic.
Other Titles: Secret sharer.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates and a new afterword by Vince Passaro.

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Heart of Darkness: Based on Conrad's own 1890 trip up the Congo River, the story is told by Marlow, the novelist's alter ego. It is the journey into darkness and horror, both literally, as the narrator descends into a sinister jungle landscape, and metaphorically, as he witnesses the depts of moral depravity symbolized by the agent Kurtz.

The Secret Sharer: The tale of a young sea captain's first command as he sails into the Gulf of Siam, and into an encounter with his "double," the Jungian shadow self of the unconscious mind.

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