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Readings on Heart of darkness

Author: Clarice Swisher
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [1999]
Series: Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This collection of critical essays examines themes, characters, style and literary methods, and Africa and colonialism in Joseph Conrad's early twentieth-century novel "Heart of Darkness." Also included is a brief biographical sketch of the author.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarice Swisher
ISBN: 1565108221 9781565108226 156510823X 9781565108233
OCLC Number: 40193685
Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: A mythical journey into the self / Albert J. Guerard --
Marlow explores the boundaries between life and death / Jeffrey Berman --
Marlow gains insight through work / Ted E. Boyle --
Conrad pioneers new themes and methods / Frederick R. Karl --
The corruption of Kurtz / Robert F. Lee --
Kurtz as the incarnation of evil / R.A. Gekoski --
Marlow's evolving awareness / Lawrence Graver --
Marlow's character is suited to his task / Michael P. Jones --
Marlow's failure of will / Peter J. Glassman --
Multiple narrators in Heart of Darkness / Jakob Lothe --
Conrad's impressionism / Ian Watt --
The rich effects of Conrad's style / Leo Gurko --
Stylistic flaws in a powerful novel / J.I.M. Stewart --
Religious allusions in Heart of Darkness / Robert Wilson --
Women in Heart of Darkness / Jeremy Hawthorn --
The politics of imperialism / Avrom Fleishman --
Colonialism in Heart of Darkness / John E. Saveson --
Heart of Darkness questions popular beliefs / Allan Hunter --
Indirect methods convey Conrad's views of imperialism / Cefirc Watts --
Conrad's racism / Chinua Achebe.
Series Title: Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature.
Other Titles: Heart of darkness
Responsibility: Clarice Swisher, book editor.

Abstract:

This collection of critical essays examines themes, characters, style and literary methods, and Africa and colonialism in Joseph Conrad's early twentieth-century novel "Heart of Darkness." Also included is a brief biographical sketch of the author.

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