Conrad’s Heart of Darkness: A Critical and Contextual Discussion (2nd Edition) (Conrad Studies, Volume 7)

Conrad’s Heart of Darkness: A Critical and Contextual Discussion (2nd Edition) (Conrad Studies, Volume 7)

Cedric Watts


This e-book bargains a close dialogue of Conrad’s such a lot significant and difficult paintings. Many major facets of Heart of Darkness are tested, from plot and characterisation to imagery and symbolism, and specific cognizance is paid to its ambiguity and paradoxes. by way of touching on the textual content to quite a few contexts, Cedric Watts explores Conrad’s principal preoccupations as a author and as a commentator on his age. the 1st variation of this research seemed in 1977, and reviewers defined it as ‘criticism of the top order’ (Joseph Conrad Today) and ‘an vital book’ (Conradiana).

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