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Heart of darkness : Joseph Conrad

Author: Sean BakerRick RussellJames H BrideBruce HarknessFrederick Robert KarlAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2003]
Series: Bride digital classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Four noted Conrad scholars examine the author's life within the context of his times: the pervasive influence of his Polish background, the impact of the sense of isolation he experienced as a merchant marine, and the nightmarish conditions in King Leopold's Belgian Congo. Historic photos and maps help set the tale in the context of time and place. Discusses the importance of literary techniques, themes, ideas,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biographical films
Biography
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Baker; Rick Russell; James H Bride; Bruce Harkness; Frederick Robert Karl; Jerome Meckier; Dwight H Purdy; Bride Media International.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 53158784
Notes: Originally released as a videocassette in 1998.
Credits: Videographer, Sean Baker ; content editor, Rick Russell ; music, Jamie Walker, David Sartory.
Performer(s): Host, James H. Bride ; presenters, Bruce Harkness, Frederick R. Karl, Jerome Meckier, Dwight Purdy ; voice-over, Burnham Carter.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 30 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Bride digital classics.
Other Titles: Joseph Conrad :
Responsibility: Bride Media International ; executive producer/director, James H. Bride ; line producer, Sean Baker ; script writers, Rick Russell, Sean Baker.

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Four noted Conrad scholars examine the author's life within the context of his times: the pervasive influence of his Polish background, the impact of the sense of isolation he experienced as a merchant marine, and the nightmarish conditions in King Leopold's Belgian Congo. Historic photos and maps help set the tale in the context of time and place. Discusses the importance of literary techniques, themes, ideas, structural analysis, and critical views.

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