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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; Paul Moliken; Sondra Y Abel
Publisher: Cheswold, Del. : Prestwick House, [2000?]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Prestwick House Literary Touchstones edView all editions and formats
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Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness was first published in 1899 in serial form in London's Blackwood's Magazine. Loosely based on Conrad's firsthand experience in rescuing a company agent from a remote station in the heart of the Congo, the novel is considered a literary bridge between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. With its modern literary approach to questions such as the ambiguous nature of good and evil,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Paul Moliken; Sondra Y Abel
ISBN: 1580495753 9781580495752
OCLC Number: 60805563
Notes: Unabridged.
Includes readers notes (p.5-7).
Description: 76 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; [editors, Paul Moliken, Sondra Y. Abel].

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Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness was first published in 1899 in serial form in London's Blackwood's Magazine. Loosely based on Conrad's firsthand experience in rescuing a company agent from a remote station in the heart of the Congo, the novel is considered a literary bridge between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. With its modern literary approach to questions such as the ambiguous nature of good and evil, the novel foreshadows many of the themes and techniques that define modern literature. This edition includes a glossary and notes to help the modern reader contend with Conrad's complex approach to the human condition.

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