Heart of Darkness (Norton Critical Editions)

By: Conrad, Joseph

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Missing words have been restored and the entire novel has been repunctuated in accordance with Conrad s style. The result is the first published version of Heart of Darkness that allows readers to hear Marlow s voice as Conrad heard it when he wrote the story. "Backgrounds and Contexts" provides readers with a generous collection of maps and photographs that bring the Belgian Congo to life. Textual materials, topically arranged, address nineteenth-century views of imperialism and racism and include autobiographical writings by Conrad on his life in the Congo. New to the Fourth Edition is an excerpt from Adam Hochschild s recent book, King Leopold s Ghost, as well as writings on race by Hegel, Darwin, and Galton. "Criticism" includes a wealth of new materials, including nine contemporary reviews and assessments of Conrad and Heart of Darkness and twelve recent essays by Chinua Achebe, Peter Brooks, Daphne Erdinast-Vulcan, Edward Said, and Paul B. Armstrong, among others. Also new to this edition is a section of writings on the connections between Heart of Darkness and the film Apocalypse Now by Louis K. Greiff, Margot Norris, and Lynda J. Dryden. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included."

Title: Heart of Darkness (Norton Critical Editions)

Author: Conrad, Joseph

Categories: Fiction, Literary Criticism,

Edition: 4

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2005

ISBN Number: 0393926362

ISBN Number 13: 9780393926361

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Fiction

Seller ID: 149028