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Author Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.

Title Heart of darkness and selected short fiction / Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction and notes by A. Michael Matin.

Imprint New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Fiction  F Con    ---  Available
Edition Trade pbk. ed.
Description xlvii, 218 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Series Barnes & Noble classics
Barnes & Noble classics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Youth -- Heart of darkness -- Amy Foster -- Secret sharer.
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.
Subject Europeans -- Africa -- Fiction.
Trading posts -- Fiction.
Degeneration -- Fiction.
Imperialism -- Fiction.
Africa -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Added Author Matin, A. Michael.
Stade, George.
Added Title Heart of darkness
ISBN 1593081235

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