This volume of Social Issues in Literature examines Joseph Conrad's life and writings, with a specific look at key ideas related to Heart of Darkness. The text discusses a variety of topics, including the evil pettiness behind colonial bureaucracy; facing colonialism's racial divide; the relationship between Victorian ethics, new science, and colonialism; and modern views of colonialism, including colonialism in North African countries and multinational corporate abuse in India.
"this series focuses on how social issues have been presented in classic literature. These books provide a unique perspective to the United States' social issues both past and present."
--ARBA, March 2009
Price: US $40.95