Heart of Darkness Study Guide

Topics: Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad, Democratic Republic of the Congo Pages: 79 (21841 words) Published: October 30, 2014
Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad

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Table of Contents
Introduction...................................................................................................................1 Author Biography.........................................................................................................2 Plot Summary................................................................................................................4 Chapter I...............................................................................................................4 Chapter II..............................................................................................................5 Chapter III.............................................................................................................7 Characters......................................................................................................................8 The Aunt...............................................................................................................8 The Chief Accountant...........................................................................................8 The Clerk..............................................................................................................8 The Company Manager........................................................................................8 The Doctor............................................................................................................9 The Fireman..........................................................................................................9 The Foreman.........................................................................................................9 Captain Fresleven.................................................................................................9 The Helmsman....................................................................................................10 The Intended.......................................................................................................10 The...

Bibliography: of
Writings About Him, Northern Illinois University Press, 1971.
Cedric Watts, A Preface to Conrad, Longman, 1982. Explains the themes that recur in
Conrad 's work
Sources
Hugh Clifford, a review in The Spectator, November 29, 1902.
Leonard F. Dean, editor, Joseph Conrad 's 'Heart of Darkness" Backgrounds and
Criticisms, Prentice-Hall, 1960 Edward Garnett, Conrad ' The Cntical Heritage, edited
by Norman Sherry, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973, pp. 131-33.
Albert J Guerard, an introduction to Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer, Signet
Books/New American Library, 1950
Frederick R Karl, Joseph Conrad The Three Lives, Farrar, Straus, 1979.
Research, 1992, pp 84-122
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