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Envisioning Africa : racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness, Peter Edgerly Firchow

Label
Envisioning Africa : racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness
Title
Envisioning Africa
Title remainder
racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness
Statement of responsibility
Peter Edgerly Firchow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For one hundred years, Heart of Darkness has been among the most widely read and taught novels in the English language. Hailed as an incisive indictment of European imperialism in Africa upon its publication in 1899, more recently it has been repeatedly denounced as racist and imperialist. Peter Firchow counters these claims, and his carefully argued response allows the charges of Conrad's alleged bias to be evaluated as objectively as possible. He begins by contrasting the meanings of race, racism, and imperialism in Conrad's day to those of our own time. Firchow then argues that Heart of D
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Firchow, Peter Edgerly
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Conrad, Joseph; Heart of darkness
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Political fiction, English
  • English literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Africa
  • Racism in literature
  • Race in literature
  • Politique-fiction anglaise
  • Impérialisme dans la littérature
  • Racisme dans la littérature
  • Race dans la littérature
  • Afrique dans la littérature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Literature
  • Political fiction, English
  • Race in literature
  • Racism in literature
  • Africa
  • Heart of darkness (Conrad)
  • Rassendiscriminatie
  • Imperialisme
  • Rassismus
  • Rassismus
  • Zentralafrika <Motiv>
Label
Envisioning Africa : racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness, Peter Edgerly Firchow
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning Africa -- A mere animal in the Congo -- Envisioning Kurtz -- Imperial sham and reality in the Congo -- Unspeakable rites and speakable rights -- E.J. Glave, Captain Rom, and the making of Heart of darkness
Control code
ocn648577092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 258 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149752
Lccn
99012673
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bs2c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648577092
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Envisioning Africa : racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness, Peter Edgerly Firchow
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning Africa -- A mere animal in the Congo -- Envisioning Kurtz -- Imperial sham and reality in the Congo -- Unspeakable rites and speakable rights -- E.J. Glave, Captain Rom, and the making of Heart of darkness
Control code
ocn648577092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 258 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149752
Lccn
99012673
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bs2c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648577092
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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