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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph ConradScan BakerRick RussellJames H BrideBruce HarknessAll authors
Publisher: Princeton NJ : Films for the Humanities, 1999, ©1998.
Series: Bride digital classics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : 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: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Scan Baker; Rick Russell; James H Bride; Bruce Harkness; Frederick R Karl; Jerome Meckier; Dwight H Purdy; Bride Media International.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 41363420
Credits: Videographer, Scan Baker; content editor, Rick Russell; music, Jamie Walker, David Sartory; executive producer, James H. Bride II.
Performer(s): Host: James H. Bride; presenters: Bruce Harkness, Frederick R. Karl, Jerome Meckier, Dwight Purdy.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Bride digital classics.
Other Titles: Joseph Conrad : heart of darkness
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; Bride Media International ; line producer, Scan Baker ; script writers, Rick Russell, Scan 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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