Heart Of Darkness With The Congo Diary

Author: Joseph Conrad
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140186529
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A group of white men journeys up the Congo River to invade the jungles of the Belgian Congo, in an effort to rob the natives of their irovy.

Congo Diary And Other Uncollected Pieces

Author: Joseph Conrad
Editor: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
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Introduction -- The Congo diary, 1890 -- Up-river book, 1890 -- The sisters, 1895-96 -- Letter to the New York times Saturday book review, 1901 -- The books of my childhood, 1902 -- On the North Sea outrage, 1904 -- My best story and why I think so, 1906 -- The silence of the sea, 1909 -- A set of six, 1915 -- From the preface to "Youth" and "Gaspar Ruiz," 1920 -- Cablegram to the Committee for the Polish government loan, Washington, 1920 -- Foreword to Corsican and Irish landscapes, 1921 -- The first thing I remember, 1921 -- A Hugh Walpole anthology introductory note, 1922 -- Foreword to J.G. Sutherland: At sea with Joseph Conrad, 1922 -- Proust as creator, 1923 -- Foreword to A.J. Dawson: Britain's life-boats, 1923.--Draft of speech to be made at the Life-boat institution at the ninety-ninth meeting, 1923 -- Speech at the Lifeboat institution, 1923 -- Warrington Dawson: Adventure in the night, 1924 -- Preface to The nature of a crime, 1924 -- The nature of a crime, 1924 -- Biographical bibliography (p.152-158).

Heart Of Darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Editor: Modern Library
ISBN: 0679641246
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time • Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Introduction by Caryl Phillips Commentary by H. L. Mencken, E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Lionel Trilling, Chinua Achebe, and Philip Gourevitch Originally published in 1902, Heart of Darkness remains one of this century’s most enduring works of fiction. Written several years after Joseph Conrad’s grueling sojourn in the Belgian Congo, the novel is a complex meditation on colonialism, evil, and the thin line between civilization and barbarity. This edition contains selections from Conrad’s Congo Diary of 1890—the first notes, in effect, for the novel, which was composed at the end of that decade. Virginia Woolf wrote of Conrad: “His books are full of moments of vision. They light up a whole character in a flash. . . . He could not write badly, one feels, to save his life.”

Congo Diary

Author: Ernesto Che Guevara
Editor: Ocean Press
ISBN: 0987228358
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Featuring a foreword by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ("Che Guevara in Africa"), this book fills in the missing chapter in Che Guevara's life as head of the secret Cuban force that went to aid the liberation movement in the Congo against the Belgian colonialists in 1965. The idea was to prepare a group of Cubans for the mission to Bolivia, as well as to assist African national liberation movements. This diary remained unpublished for decades because of its controversial content, but, like his other diaries, reveals Che's great literary gift, his razor-sharp intellect, his dry wit, and his brutal honesty. Because this diary deals with what Che admits was a "failure," he examines every painful detail about what went wrong in order to draw constructive lessons for future expeditions. This publication of the complete Congo Diary has been thoroughly revised by Che's widow, Aleida March, and published in association with the Che Guevara Studies Center in Havana. Features: Forewords by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ("Che Guevara in Africa") and Che's daughter, Aleida Guevara Twenty-eight pages of unpublished photos Extensive notes and glossary explaining Swahili terms Backcover blurbs by Nelson Mandela and Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Heart Of Darkness And The Congo Diary

Author: Joseph Conrad
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440657599
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Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz. Traveling up river to the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsessed by this enigmatic, wraith-like figure. A haunting and hugely influential Modernist masterpiece, Heart of Darkness explores the limits of human experience as well as the nightmarish realities of imperialism. Part of a major series of new editions of Conrad's most famous works in Penguin Classics, this Enriched eBook contains Conrad's Congo Diary. Enriched eBook Features Editor Timothy S. Hayes provides the following specially commissioned features for this Enriched eBook Classic: * Filmography * Telling Africa’s Story Today: Recent Films About Africa * Contemporary Reviews of Heart of Darkness * Further Reading * Character Sketches * Diagram of a Typical Congo Steamer, ca. 1890 * Images of the Congo * Enriched eBook Notes The enriched eBook format invites readers to go beyond the pages of these beloved works and gain more insight into the life and times of an author and the period in which the book was originally written for a rich reading experience.

Che In Africa

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Editor: Ocean Press (AU)
ISBN: 9781876175085
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Che Guevara "disappeared" from Cuba in 1965 to lead a guerrilla mission to support a revolutionary movement in the Congo. Until recently, very little has been known of this mission which proved to be a disastrous failure. This book publishes extensive excerpts from Guevara's fascinating, and sometimes shockingly frank, diary of the Congo experience.

Congo Diary

Author: Che Guevara
Editor: Ocean Press (AU)
ISBN: 9780980429299
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Che Guevara's disappearance from Cuba in 1965 aroused much speculation. In preparation for the fateful Bolivian mission, Che led a secret Cuban force to aid the liberation movement in the Belgian Congo after Patrice Lumumba was assassinated there. Unpublished for decades because of its controversial content, this account of Che's lost year in Africa reflects his great literary gift, his characteristic insightfulness, his dry wit and his brutal honesty. Che's original manuscript has been revised and reviewed by Fidel Castro and Che's widow, Aleida March.

Marginal Voices Marginal Forms

Author: Rachael Langford
Editor: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042004375
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Diaristic writing has often been relegated to the fringes of literary studies as a marginal cultural activity. This volume seeks to challenge that marginality by exploring some of the wide-ranging forms of literary practice encompassed by diaristic writing in Europe from the Renaissance to the present day. The volume deals with questions of the value and status of the diary, of the functioning of the diary in society and history, and of the reception and interpretation of the multifarious forms of first-person daily writing. The volume investigates diaries across national borders and linguistic boundaries, so as to make the hitherto marginal place of the private journal a site of fruitful interdisciplinary encounters. Australian, British, Catalonian, French, German and Italian critics examine diaries dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, within the context of the literature, history and literary history of Catalonia, England, France, Germany and Italy. A prime concern of the essays in this collection is to highlight the cultural, generic and historical diversity of the diary, while emphasising the points of convergence between different texts and differing critical approaches to the texts. The volume will be of interest to students and teachers of European and comparative literature.

Primary Non Fictional Sources Volume 4 Last Essays

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Editor: Sarup & Sons
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Conrad S Western World

Author: Norman Sherry
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521298087
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Conrad's Western World traces the sources of Heart of Darkness, Nostromo, The Secret Agent and some of the short stories related to these novels. As in his highly acclaimed Conrad's Eastern World, Professor Sherry provides an interesting blend of biographical reconstruction and investigation into the originals of the main incidents and characters - Kurtz, Nostromo, Verloc and many of the minor figures as well. It has been possible to show in the study of Conrad's source material a movement away from analyses of personal experience or the narrated experiences of others to a manipulation of material entirely outside the bounds of his own experience. This change reveals also a movement in interest from personal and private dilemmas to wider and more public concerns, and shows Conrad developing a progressive sense of the frightening underside of human society. Finally, Professor Sherry considers the play of Conrad's mind over his source material and traces the development of individual works from the given sources to the completed fiction. This reconstruction of Conrad's original materials and the tracing of their development into literary works of great distinction gives us a unique insight into Conrad's preoccupations and art.