The autograph working manuscript of Typhoon by Joseph Conrad is displayed June 6, 2013 at Sotheby's in New York. The item is part of the 'Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana,' to be auctioned June 11, 2013 at Sotheby's.
No, it is impossible; it is impossible to convey the life-sensation of any given epoch of one’s existence — what which makes its truth, its meaning — its subtle and penetrating essence. It is impossible. We live, as we dream — alone.
Things Fall Apart turned the west's perception of Africa on its head - a perception that until then had been based solely on the views of white colonialists, views that were at best anthropological, at worst, to adopt Achebe's famous savaging of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, 'thoroughgoingly racist'More quotes »
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Joseph Conrad Biography (1857-1924) Joseph Conrad grew up in the Polish Ukraine, a large, fertile plain between Poland and Russia. It was a divided nation, with four languages, four religions, and a number of different social classes. A fraction of the P from EssayClub.com Read more »
Sins in Heart of Darkness
In our world today so many authors cover the topic of the seven deadly sins. Many of these authors represent these through indirect forms in literature, such as fights and other actions from characters; while bringing to light the darker side of man toda from All Free Essays Read more »
Literary gems for sale
Rare item: The working manuscript of Typhoon by Joseph Conrad will be up for grabs at todays auction by Sothebys in New York City. An acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature and a first edition of The Great Gatsby are among the rare items go from The Star Malaysia Read more »
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Annotated Bibliography Blagodarskiy, Vas. “Critical Analysis of Social Issues in ‘Heart of Darkness’ by Joseph Conrad.” Articlesbase. 20 Oct. 2009. Web. 30 May 2013. The main social issue in Heart of Darkness deals with abandoning European morals when fa from EssayClub.com Read more »
World's largest hydroelectric plant could finally rise in Africa
The Heart of Light? The Congo River took author Joseph Conrad into what he called the Heart of Darkness. If the Grand Inga hydro project ever fully takes off, the Congo could be a major source of electricity on the continent. Above, the Inga 1 station wh from Smart Planet Blog Read more »