By D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke
Joseph Conrad’s novella, Heart of Darkness, has interested critics and readers alike, attractive them in hugely debatable debate because it bargains with primary problems with sturdy and evil, civilisation, race, love and heroism. This vintage story transcends the limits of time and position and has encouraged recognized movie and tv variations emphasising the cultural importance and persevered relevance of the book.
This advisor to Conrad’s attractive novel offers:
- an obtainable advent to the textual content and contexts of Heart of Darkness
- a serious historical past, surveying the numerous interpretations of the textual content from book to the current
- a number of new essays and reprinted serious essays on Heart of Darkness, via Ian Watt, Linda Dryden, Ruth Nadelhaft, J. Hillis Miller and Peter Brooks, supplying more than a few views at the novel and lengthening the insurance of key serious techniques pointed out within the survey part
- cross-references among sections of the consultant, on the way to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback
- suggestions for extra interpreting.
Part of the Routledge courses to Literature sequence, this quantity is vital analyzing for all these starting particular learn of Heart of Darkness and looking not just a advisor to the radical, yet a manner in the course of the wealth of contextual and significant fabric that surrounds Conrad's text.
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Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness: A Routledge Study Guide (Routledge Guides to Literature) by D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke