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The Resource Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg

Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg

Label
Heart of darkness
Title
Heart of darkness
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Travelling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society
Member of
Summary
Marlowe sails down the Congo in search of Kurtz, a company agent who has, according to rumors, become insane in the jungle isolation
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
021247
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1857-1924
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Conrad, Joseph
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
970
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
174
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Europeans
  • Trading posts
  • Degeneration
  • Imperialism
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxiii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm28181796
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxix, 110 pages
Isbn
9780679428015
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
93001855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)28181796
Label
Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxiii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm28181796
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxix, 110 pages
Isbn
9780679428015
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
93001855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)28181796

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