Heart of Darkness by Prof. Harold Bloom


Heart of Darkness by Prof. Harold Bloom

Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is not simply a critique of colonialism in the Congo, but it is an examination of the human tendency toward self-endangering corruptibility. In this updated collection of critical essays, master literary scholar Harold Bloom suggests that this resonant work has taken on the power of myth. This study guide to Heart of Darkness also features an annotated bibliography and a listing of other works by the author.


This series offers scholarly analysis in a highly readable format. Whether the books are used by students to supplement their reading of the works or as a source for research assignments, they would be an outstanding addition to high school libraries.

About the Author

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University.

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128 pages


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Publication date

15th February 2009



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