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Heart of darkness : backgrounds and criticisms

Author: Joseph Conrad; Leonard F Dean
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays to help you understand and appreciate Conrad's story, Heart of darkness.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Heart of darkness.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1960
(OCoLC)654156419
Named Person: Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Leonard F Dean
OCLC Number: 364555
Description: vii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Heart of darkness --
[Essays 1]. A history of the story : materials. A Conrad chronology ; Conrad's early life, temperament, and characteristic themes / Morton D. Zabel --
Geography and some explorers: Africa / Joseph Conrad --
Conrad, Stanley, and the scramble for Africa / Leonard F. Dean --
Through the dark continent: arrival at Matadi / Henry M. Stanley --
Conrad and the Congo / Leonard F. Dean --
To the editor of The London mercury, July, 1930 / Mrs. Jessie Conrad --
The the editor of The London mercury, August, 1930 / Captain Otto Lütken --
The Congo diary, book I / Joseph Conrad --
Conrad and the Congo / Leonard F. Dean --
A letter to Marguerite Poradowska / Joseph Conrad --
Sir Roger Casement, Conrad, and the Congo / Leonard F. Dean --
Report from his Majesty's consul; and, Selections from a reply by the Congo government / Sir Roger Casement. [Essays 2]. A history of the story : composition. Conrad's discovery of a fictional world ; Correspondence between Conrad and William Blackwood concerning the composition and publication of Heart of darkness / Albert J. Guerard --
Conrad at work / Ford Madox Ford --
Prefaces to Youth and to The nigger of the "Narcissus" / Joseph Conrad --
[Essays 3]. A history of the story : interpretations and criticisms. Conrad and his critics / Leonard F. Dean --
The art of Mr. Joseph Conrad / Hugh Clifford --
Mr. Conrad's new book: Youth: a narrative; and two other stories / Edward Garnett --
"Youth" / from The Times literary supplement --
Deep sea yarns: "Youth, a narrative" / John Masefield --
Kurtz, the cannibals, and the second-rate helmsman / Harold R. Collins --
Marlow's quest / Jerome Thale --
The journey within / Albert J. Guerard, Jr. --
[Essays 4]. A history of the story : for discussion and writing. Questions for discussion --
Assignments for writing.
Responsibility: edited by Leonard F. Dean.

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Essays to help you understand and appreciate Conrad's story, Heart of darkness.

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