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

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Envisioning Africa : racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness
Title
Envisioning Africa
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racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness
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Peter Edgerly Firchow
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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
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non fiction
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Envisioning Africa : racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness, Peter Edgerly Firchow
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Envisioning Africa : racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness, Peter Edgerly Firchow
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130jg7z
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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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
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1 online resource (xvi, 258 pages)
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9780813149752
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illustrations
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Electronic reproduction.
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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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