Heart of Darkness: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series / Edition 3

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Overview

This volume presents the text of the 1921 Heinemann edition of Conrad's classic short novel along with documents that place the work in historical context and critical essays that read Heart of Darkness from several contemporary critical perspectives. The text and essays are complemented by biographical and critical introductions, bibliographies, and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms.
 
In this third edition, the section of cultural documents and illustrations is entirely new, as are two recent exemplary critical essays by Gabrielle McIntire and Tony C. Brown that synthesize a variety of current critical approaches.

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Presents the novel along with essays from five critical perspectives: reader-response, feminist and gender, deconstruction, the new historicism, and cultural criticism. Each essay is accompanied by a succinct introduction to the history, principles, and practice of the critical perspective. The text and essays are complemented by an introduction providing biographical and historical contexts for Conrad and the novel.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312457532
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Publication date: 12/29/2010
  • Series: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 177,303
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Heart of Darkness: The Complete Text
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text 
 
*Part Two: Heart of Darkness in Cultural Context
Contextual Documents and Illustrations

Part Three: Heart of Darkness: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Heart of Darkness
Feminist and Gender Criticism and Heart of Darkness
  JOHANNA M. SMITH, “Too Beautiful Altogether”:  Ideologies of Gender and Empire in Heart of Darkness 
Deconstruction and Heart of Darkness 
  J. HILLIS MILLER, Heart of Darkness Revisited 
The New Historicism and Heart of Darkness
  BROOK THOMAS, Preserving and Keeping Order by Killing Time in Heart of Darkness 
Postcolonial Criticism and Heart of Darkness 
  PATRICK BRANTLINGER, Heart of Darkness: Anti-Imperialism, Racism, or Impressionism?
*Combining Postcolonial, Feminist, and Gender Criticism with Queer Theory
  *GABRELLE McINTIRE, The Women Do Not Travel: Gender, Difference, and Incommensurability in Conrad's Heart of Darkness 
*Combining the New Historicism and Postcolonial Criticism with Psychoanalytic Criticism
  *TONY C. BROWN, Cultural Psychosis on the Frontier: The Work of the Darkness in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness 
 
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms 
 
*New
 
 

 

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