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Heart of darkness and other stories

by Joseph Conrad

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Published by Wordsworth Editions in Ware .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesHeart of darkness & other stories, Heart of darkness
StatementJoseph Conrad ; introduction and notes by Gene M. Moore.
SeriesWordsworth classics
ContributionsMoore, Gene M., Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924., Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15515617M
ISBN 101853262404
OCLC/WorldCa43768919

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Heart Of Darkness And Other Stories at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(K). Heart of Darkness, a novel by Joseph Conrad, was originally a three-part series in Blackwood's Magazine in It is a story within a story, following a character named .

  Any social commentary in the book is secondary to the more philosophical and psychological, here, I feel.I also enjoyed Lord Jim and every one of his other short stories I've read, but none have been as good as Heart of Darkness. I'll probably read Nostromo pretty soon, too.5/5(5).   Heart of Darkness was published in the literary periodical Blackwood’s Magazine in , and in book form in It appeared on the face of it to be the quintessential river story, running from here to there: a journey from Europe to Africa, overlaid by metaphorical journeys from present to past, light to dark, civilization to savagery, sanity to madness.

Heart of Darkness: & Other Stories by Joseph Conrad and Keith Carabine Overview - Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Originally published in as a novella Conrad uses the story as a critique of imperialism. "Heart of Darkness" can either be read as an adventure story of a young man's exploits in a foreign mysterious continent or a physiological thriller of another man's descent into madness.4/5.


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This collection of stories was first published in as YOUTH: A NARRATIVE, AND TWO OTHER STORIES. The "other stories" are HEART OF DARKNESS and "The end of the tether". "Youth" fits into the Victorian genre of boys adventure stories/5(). First published inConrad’s celebrated novella “Heart of Darkness” uses the device of one tale book-ended within another.

In this case, as sunset precedes the descent of darkness over the London Thames, Marlow begins to narrate to his colleagues on deck reminiscences of a visit to the snake-like river of central Africa, which has fascinated him since childhood.4/5(K).

Heart of Darkness and two other stories Hardcover – January 1, by Joseph Conrad (Author)/5(2). Like that earlier book, Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte (and some others), Heart of Darkness doesn't give us the story directly from the author, or from an all-seeing narrator, as is common.

It uses 'double oblique narration' or a frame within a by:   Sinister and incisive, Heart of Darkness has retained the fascination of readers and scholars alike. It is accompanied here by the stories with which it has been published since the autobiographical Youth, and the tale of an old man's fall from fortune, The End of the : Macmillan Collector's Library.

Contains three very good nautical stories: the very famous "Heart of Darkness", "Youth" and "The End of the Tether". The last one, 'The End of the Tether" is a bit long-winded, although I /5. The finest of all Conrad's tales, Heart of Darkness is set in an atmosphere of mystery and menace, and tells of Marlow's perilous journey up the Congo River to relieve his employer's agent, the renowned and formidable Mr.

Kurtz. What he sees on his journey, and his eventual encounter with Kurtz, horrify and perplex him, and call into question the very bases of civilization and human : Oxford University Press. Find books like Heart of Darkness and Other Tales from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Heart of Darkness and Other. Sinister and incisive, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad has retained the fascination of readers and scholars alike.

It is accompanied here by the stories with which it has been published since the autobiographical Youth, and the tale of an old man's fall from fortune, The End of the Tether.

These are Kurtz’s final words in Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness,” the story of a man who travels into the jungle to seek his fortune and who instead finds an all-consuming moral and spiritual wilderness.

Conrad’s enduring tale served as a touchstone for many works of fiction inspired by its somber theme/5(7). The standard of literary modernism, Heart of Darkness deals with colonialism, madness, and the African interior as the protagonist moves along the river in a symbolic journey.

The short stories Youth and The End of the Tether are also included. pages, softcover, with introduction and endnotes. Heart of Darkness & Other Stories () by Joseph ConradFormat: Paperback. heart of darkness and other stories JOSEPH CONRAD Book Number: Product format: Paperback Generally regarded as the pre-eminent work of Conrad's shorter fiction, Heart of Darkness is a chilling tale of horror which, as the author intended, is capable of many interpretations.

The other two stories in this book - Youth and The End of the Tether - concern the sea and those who sail upon it, a genre in which Conrad reigns supreme.

In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz.

Heart of darkness: and other stories. [Joseph Conrad] -- In Conrad's haunting title tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Heart of Darkness, novella by Joseph Conrad, first published in with the story “Youth” and thereafter published separately.

The story, written at the height of the British empire, reflects the physical and psychological shock Conrad himself experienced in. The Heart of Darkness and Tales of Unrest is a unique book. The main character in this book, Charlie Marlow, is a seaman who lives in Europe, takes his old steamboat on a mission to the Congo to pick up one of his friends, who is stuck there.

His friend, Kurtz, is an ivoryman, who kills elephants and other large animals for their ivory to trade/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

: Heart of Darkness & Other Stories (Wordsworth Classics) () by Joseph Conrad and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Heart of Darkness centers around Marlow, an introspective sailor, and his journey up the Congo River to meet Kurtz, reputed to be an idealistic man of great abilities.

Marlow takes a job as a riverboat captain with the Company, a Belgian concern organized to trade in the Congo. As he travels to Africa and then up the Congo, Marlow encounters Cited by: Heart of Darkness & Other Stories by Joseph Conrad Generally regarded as the pre-eminent work of Conrads shorter fiction, Heart of Darkness is a chilling tale of horror which, as the author intended, is capable of many interpretations.

Set in the Congo during the period of rapid colonial expansion in the 19th century, the story deals with the highly disturbing effects of economic, social and Book Edition: Wordsworth Classics.

About the book: Introduction and Notes by Gene M. Moore, Universiteit van Amsterdam Heart of Darkness is a chilling tale of horror which, as the author intended, is capable of many interpretations/5(K).Editions for Heart of Darkness and Other Tales: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback.OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages portrait 22 cm.

Contents: The light in the darknessThe secret sharerThe shadow-lineAn outpost of progressHeart of darkness.