Heart of Darkness


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Heart of Darkness

adventure tale of journey into heart of the Belgian Congo and into depths of man’s heart. [Br. Lit.: Heart of Darkness, Magill III, 447–449]
See: Journey
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An Outpost of Progress" is the lightest part of the loot I carried off from Central Africa, the main portion being of course "The Heart of Darkness.
We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness.
It relies, however, on the reader's powers of discrimination and so can be mis-interpreted, as witness Achebe's well-known misreading of Heart of Darkness as a racist text.
In hierdie artikel stel ek dat Heart of Darkness, soos dikwels daarna in die media en in die populSre fiktiewe verwys word, baie meer is as 'n joernalistieke kortbegrip of cliche vir stereotipes oor Afrika en seifs oor Conrad.
A scathing criticism of European imperialism, occasionally faulted for dehumanizing, and stereotyping, black Africans and using them to represent the darkness into which European colonizers ventured, Heart of Darkness reveals the cultural complications of discovering unknown lands and people and unraveling the mysteries of the human soul.
Twelve contributions delve into Heart of Darkness in light of the response to that by French philosopher Lacoue-Labarthe (1940-2007) after hearing a reading of the text in French in 1992.
Heart of Darkness is an account of scientific method in action over the course of more than a century.
At the turn of the century, Joseph Conrad introduced the trope of the indescribable "nightmare" in Heart of Darkness to convey Marlows experience of colonialism in Africa (Conrad 2006, 69).
This "stairway to heaven" leads to the heart of darkness.
Thus I shall focus on Chinua Achebe's libel against Joseph Conrad's novella, Heart of Darkness, as set forth in an article entitled "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" which first appeared in 1977.
With fresh outlooks on his most important and vital works such as the Heart of Darkness, "Conrad's Trojan Horses" is entertaining and enlightening, sure to give new explanations of an important figure's work.

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