Annotations for Heart of Darkness : Complete, Authoritative Text With Biographical and Historical Contexts, Critical History, and Essays from Five Comtemporary Critical Perspectives


Book News
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. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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McMillan Palgrave

Written several years after Conrad's grueling sojourn in the Belgian Congo, the novel tells the story of Marlow, a seaman who undertakes his own journey into the African jungle to find the tormented white trader Kurtz.



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