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The vexed question of humanity in Heart of Darkness: a historicist reading

  This book chapter takes a historicist approach to Conrad's Heart of Darkness. It relies on theories of historicim and ethnography and cites Clifford Geertx and James Clifford as well as Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

  • Type:

    Book Chapter

  • Date:

    30 November 2006

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Publisher

    Routledge

  • Library of Congress:

    PR English literature

Citation

Dryden, L. (2006). The vexed question of humanity in Heart of Darkness: a historicist reading. In Goonetilleke, D. C. R. A. (Ed.). Joseph Conrad's Heart of darkness, 83-91. Routledge

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Keywords

Conrad; Heart of Darkness; new historicism; Stevenson - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; post-colonial criticsm; nineteenth century thought; humanity;

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