The Fourth Edition is again based on Robert Kimbrough’s meticulously re-edited text.Missing words have been restored and the entire novel has been repunctuated in accordance with Conrad’s style. The result is the first published version of Heart of Darkness that allows readers to hear Marlow’s voice as Conrad heard it when he wrote the story. "Backgrounds and Contexts" provides readers with a generous collection of maps and photographs that bring the Belgian Congo to life. Textual materials, topically arranged, address nineteenth-century views of imperialism and racism and include autobiographical writings by Conrad on his life in the Congo. New to the Fourth Edition is an excerpt from Adam Hochschild’s recent book, King Leopold’s Ghost, as well as writings on race by Hegel, Darwin, and Galton. "Criticism" includes a wealth of new materials, including nine contemporary reviews and assessments of Conrad and Heart of Darkness and twelve recent essays by Chinua Achebe, Peter Brooks, Daphne Erdinast-Vulcan, Edward Said, and Paul B. Armstrong, among others. Also new to this edition is a section of writings on the connections between Heart of Darkness and the film Apocalypse Now by Louis K. Greiff, Margot Norris, and Lynda J. Dryden. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.
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Descrizione libro W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 4th. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0393926362
Descrizione libro W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110393926362
Descrizione libro 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 4th. Paperback. Missing words have been restored and the entire novel has been repunctuated in accordance with Conrad s style. The result is the first published version of Heart of Darkness t.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 514 pages. 0.508. Codice libro della libreria 9780393926361