The vexed question of humanity in Heart of Darkness: a historicist reading

Dryden, Linda (2007) The vexed question of humanity in Heart of Darkness: a historicist reading. In: Joseph Conrad's Heart of darkness. Routledge, London, pp. 83-91.

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This book chapter takes a historicist approach to Conrad's Heart of Darkness. It relies on theories of historicim and ethnography and cites Clifford Geertx and James Clifford as well as Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conrad; Heart of Darkness; new historicism; Stevenson - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; post-colonial criticsm; nineteenth century thought; humanity;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 800 Literature > 820 English & Old English literatures
Library of Congress Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Item ID: 2634
Depositing User: Professor Linda Dryden
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2009 09:59
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 04:50

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