Heart of darkness and selected short fiction

EBook
Published 2008
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Summary:

In "Heart of Darkness, Captain Marlowe must wend his way up the African Congo to recover the missing Colonel Kurtz in one of the greatest steamship adventures ever told. As Marlowe's ship Nellie scrapes along the Congo, the voyage into the human soul, like the morass of steaming foliage along the banks, becomes increasingly dark and perilous. In addition to the Marlowe tales "Heart of Darkness and "Youth, this new volume includes Conrad's classic doppelganger tale "The Secret Sharer and the lesser known "Amy Foster." Michael Matin is a professor in the English Department of Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. Includes an Original Map of the Congo.

ISBN:
9781411432307 (electronic bk.)
1411432304 (electronic bk.)
Publisher, Date:
New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, 2008.
Description:
1 online resource (xlvii, 261 p.) : map.
Other Title:
Heart of darkness
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Access limited to Parkland Regional Library members.
Description based on print version record.
Contents:
The world of Joseph Conrad
Introduction
A note on the texts
Author's note
Youth
Heart of darkness
Amy Foster
The secret sharer
Endnotes
Inspired by Heart of darkness
Comments and questions
For further reading.
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