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An Exploration of Racism in Heart of Darkness

by on Jan 14, 2016 in Nonfiction | 3 comments

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad tells the story (via an unnamed narrator) of sailor Charles Marlow’s time as captain of an ivory-hauling steamboat along the Congo River. The 1899 novel, rooted in Conrad’s own experiences as a merchant sailor on the Congo, vividly portrays the horrors...

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