Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is not simply a critique of colonialism in the Congo; it is an examination of the human tendency toward self-endangering corruptibility. In this updated collection of critical essays, master literary scholar Harold Bloom suggests that this resonant work has taken on the power of myth.
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Two Visions in Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
The White Fog Incident in Conrads Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness and the Discourse of National Character
Fascination and Voice in Conrads Heart of Darkness
Marlow and the Russian Sailor in Conrads Heart of Darkness
Conrad Achebe and the Critics
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