Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Heart of Darkness: The Complete Text

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ross C. Murfin
      Pages 17-95
  3. Heart of Darkness: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Ross C. Murfin
      Pages 99-114
    3. Ross C. Murfin, Peter J. Rabinowitz
      Pages 115-147
    4. Ross C. Murfin, Johanna M. Smith
      Pages 148-184
    5. Ross C. Murfin, J. Hillis Miller
      Pages 185-220
    6. Ross C. Murfin, Brook Thomas
      Pages 221-257
    7. Ross C. Murfin, Patrick Brantlinger
      Pages 258-298
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 299-315

About this book


Now in its second edition, this popular case-study of Conrad's classic short novel reprints an authoritative text together with five essays (four of which are newly-commissioned or revised) written from a range of contemporary critical perspectives.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ross C. Murfin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MiamiUSA

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