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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; John G Peters
Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada : Broadview Press, [2019]
Series: Broadview editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Heart of Darkness is based on an emended version of the 1902 Blackwood edition. The introduction and appendices emphasize the historical events surrounding Joseph Conrad's time in the Belgian Congo with materials closely tied to that time period, presenting a more nuanced picture of the novella's setting."--
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; John G Peters
ISBN: 9781554813513 1554813514
OCLC Number: 1083263826
Description: 231 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Appendix A: Maps Appendix B: Correspondence 1. Joseph Conrad to Albert Thys (11 April 1890, district of Kazimierowka) 2. Joseph Conrad to Margeurite Poradowska (15 May 1890, Teneriffe) 3. Joseph Conrad to Karol Zagorski, 22 May 1890 (Freetown, Sierre Leone) 4. Joseph Conrad to Margeurite Poradowska (6 September 1890, Kinshasa) 5. Joseph Conrad to T. Fisher Unwin (22 July 1896) 6. Joseph Conrad to William Blackwood (31 December 1898) 7. Joseph Conrad to Ford Madox Hueffer [Ford] (3 January 1899) 8. Joseph Conrad to R. B. Cunninghame Graham (8 February 1899) 9. William Blackwood to Joseph Conrad (10 March 1899) 10. Joseph Conrad to William Blackwood (31 May 1902) 11. Joseph Conrad to Roger Casement (17 December 1903) 12. Joseph Conrad to Roger Casement (21 December 1903) 13. Joseph Conrad to R. B. Cunninghame Graham (26 December 1903) 14. Joseph Conrad to Ernest Dawson (25 June 1908) Appendix C: Contemporary Reviews 1. Hugh Clifford, "The Art of Mr. Joseph Conrad," The Spectator (London) 2. [Edward Garnett], "Mr. Conrad's New Book," The Academy and Literature (London) 3. "Youth; and Other Stories," The Graphic (London) 4. "Joseph Conrad," The Literary World (London) 5. Desmond B. O'Brien [Richard Ashe King], "Letters on Books," Truth (London) 6. From "Books Worth Reading," The Times of India (Mumbai) 7. From "Conrad's Heart of Darkness, and Things of Lesser Moment," The Evening Telegram (New York) 8. "New Novels," The Australasian (Melbourne) 9. From "Novels of the Week," The Commercial Advertiser (New York) 10. Elia W. Peattie, "On Conrad's Youth and Isham's Under the Rose," The Chicago Daily Tribune 11. George Hamlin Fitch, "On the Bookshelves," The San Francisco Chronicle 12. Frederic Taber Cooper, "Literature, American and English," The International Year Book 1902 (New York) 13. [Virginia Woolf], "Mr. Conrad's Youth," Times Literary Supplement (London) Appendix D: Autobiographical Writings by Conrad 1. From Joseph Conrad, Congo Diary (1890) 2. From Joseph Conrad, A Personal Record (1912) 3. From Joseph Conrad, "Geography and Some Explorers" (1924) Appendix E: Contemporary Accounts of the Congo 1. From George Washington Williams, An Open Letter to His Serene Majesty Leopold II, King of the Belgians and Sovereign of the Independent State of Congo (1890) 2. From Life and Letters of Samuel Norvell Lapsley, Missionary to the Congo Valley, West Africa, 1866-1892 (1893) 3. From Leopold II, "Letter from the King of the Belgians" (1898)
Series Title: Broadview editions.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited by John G. Peters.

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Unlike many other editions, this edition of Conrad's most famous tale focuses on the time in which Conrad was himself in the Congo, while also exploring the differences between his reported  Read more...

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