An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

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Few works of scholarship have so comprehensively recast an existing debate as Chinua Achebe's essay on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Achebe - a highly distinguished Nigerian novelist and university teacher - looked with fresh eyes at a novel that was set in Africa, but in which Africans appear only as onlookers or as indistinguishable "savages". Dismissing the prevailing portrayal of Joseph Conrad as a liberal hero whose anti-imperialist views insulated him from significant criticism, Achebe re-cast the Polish author ...

An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness 2017, Macat International Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781912127771

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An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness 2017, Macat International Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781912302802

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