Heart Of Darkness With The Congo Diary

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Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Joseph Conrad. is widely regarded as a significant work of English literature and part of the Western canon.

Conrad's novella is so often identified as an archetypal modern text for a number of reasons, with one of these reasons being the way it is rich in its levels of interpretation. These different readings include:

* Symbolic
* Mythical
* Psychological
* Political
* Realist

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Joseph Conrad's classic novel first published in 1926 recounts the story of Marlow,seaman and wanderer,and his physical and psychological journey in search of Kurtz.

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“Goonetilleke’s edition does much to restore the context [in which Conrad was writing] and begins with a helpful summary of Congo history. The edition contains excerpts from some of the best writers in English on conditions in the Congo Free State.” — The Times Literary Supplement

“This edition offers a bold and intelligent introduction to the book’s aesthetic and philosophical challenges, gives an excitingly useful chronology of the Congo with excerpts from Congo exploration literature, and deftly anticipates issues that discussion of the text will raise.” — David Leon Higdon, Conradiana

“Evenhanded … it connects Conrad palpably to the European colonization of the continent.” — Harper’s Magazine

“[This edition is] far better than anything else on the market today.” — Craig Keating, Langara College

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