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Joseph Conrad

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Heart of Darkness | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Heart of Darkness that you may enjoy.

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Achebe, Chinua. "Achebe: An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness.'" Massachusetts Review 18 (1977). Web. 20 Apr. 2016.

Conrad, Joseph. Preface. The Nigger of the "Narcissus." By Joseph Conrad. 1898. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 7th ed. Vol. 2C. Ed. M.H. Abrams and Stephen Greenblatt. New York: Norton, 2000. Print.

Lewis, Pericles. The Cambridge Introduction to Modernism. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2007. Print.

Lothe, Jakob, Jeremy Hawthorn, and James Phelan, eds. Joseph Conrad: Voice, Sequence, History, Genre. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2008. Print.

Murfin, Ross C., ed. Heart of Darkness. 3rd. ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011. Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series. Print.

Said, Edward. "Two Visions of Heart of Darkness." Culture and Imperialism. New York: Knopf, 1993. 22–31. Print.

Watt, Ian. Conrad in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: U of California P, 1979. Print.

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