eBook Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, 1st Edition

  • Claudia Johnson
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  • ISBN-10: 073776564X
  • ISBN-13: 9780737765649
  • DDC: 823.912
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 161 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This volume of Social Issues in Literature examines Joseph Conrad's life and writings, with a specific look at key ideas related to Heart of Darkness. The text discusses a variety of topics, including the evil pettiness behind colonial bureaucracy; facing colonialism's racial divide; the relationship between Victorian ethics, new science, and colonialism; and modern views of colonialism, including colonialism in North African countries and multinational corporate abuse in India.

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  • This series brings together the disciplines of sociology and literature in a unique format designed to support cross-curricular studies.
  • Each volume explores a work of literature through the lens of the major social issue reflected in it, and features carefully-selected content representing a variety of perspectives.
  • All volumes in the series contain biographical and critical information about the author; secondary excerpts offering both historical and contemporary views of the highlighted social issue; a timeline of the author's life; a "For Further Reading" section of other works on the issue; and a detailed subject index.