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Heart of Darkness 'As Powerful a Condemnation of Imperialism as Has Ever Been Written'

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ISBN-10: 1554812607

ISBN-13: 9781554812608

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph Conrad

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This page offers a package combining the Broadview Edition of Heart of Darkness with the Online Critical Edition of the novel. Each portion can also be purchased separately; see the Broadview Edition and Online Critical Edition passcode pages for more information.The Online Critical Edition augments the outstanding selection of historical materials included in the Broadview Edition of Heart of Darkness by providing a wide selection of more recent articles and other materials specifically oriented to the study of Heart of Darkness using critical theory. The Online Critical Edition is thus perfectly suited to courses emphasizing theoretical approaches. Though the site can be purchased…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 9/16/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 258
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Joseph Conrad is recognized as one of the 20th century's greatest English language novelists. He was born Jozef Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski on December 3, 1857, in the Polish Ukraine. His father, a writer and translator, was from Polish nobility, but political activity against Russian oppression led to his exile. Conrad was orphaned at a young age and subsequently raised by his uncle. At 17 he went to sea, an experience that shaped the bleak view of human nature which he expressed in his fiction. In such works as Lord Jim (1900), Youth (1902), and Nostromo (1904), Conrad depicts individuals thrust by circumstances beyond their control into moral and emotional dilemmas. His novel Heart of…