Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

by Nicolas Tredell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231119232

ISBN-13: 9780231119238

Pub. Date: 12/16/1999

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Spanning an impressive range of interpretations, the critical works in this collection analyze the complex narrative technique of Heart Of Darkness while exploring its evocation of myth, philosophy, and politics, its attitudes to empire, its images of Africa, and its representations of women. Examining secondary sources from the 1900s to the 1990s, this

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Spanning an impressive range of interpretations, the critical works in this collection analyze the complex narrative technique of Heart Of Darkness while exploring its evocation of myth, philosophy, and politics, its attitudes to empire, its images of Africa, and its representations of women. Examining secondary sources from the 1900s to the 1990s, this Guide is an indispensable resource for the study of one of Conrad's most potent works.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231119238
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/16/1999
Series:
Columbia Critical Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 7.68(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction5
Ch. 1Mistah Kurtz - he very much alive: The Rise of 'Heart of Darkness', 1899-195911
Ch. 2Metaphysics, Politics and a Hole in a Pail: 'Heart of Darkness' in the 1960s40
Ch. 3Things Fall Apart: Challenges to 'Heart of Darkness' in the 1970s71
Ch. 4New Maps of Hell: Rereading 'Heart of Darkness' in the 1980s104
Ch. 5Metonymy, Neo-imperialism and a Biscuit-tin: Fresh Paths in 'Heart of Darkness' Criticism in the 1990s140
Notes162
Select Bibliography176
Index188

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