Das Herz der Finsternis

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Booklassic
ISBN: 9789635262205
Release Date: 2015-06-29
Genre: Fiction

Der Flussdampferkapitän Marlow reist im Auftrag einer belgischen Handelskompanie tief in den Kongo. Auf seiner Reise erlebt er unverständliche Wirrnisse, Sinnlosigkeit und eine unvorstellbare Ausbeutung der Schwarzen. Die Reise den Fluss entlang entwickelt sich immer mehr zur Reise in sein eigenes unbewusstes Inneres. Marlow trifft auf den berühmt-berüchtigten und angeblich besonders erfolgreichen Elfenbein-Agenten Kurtz. Kurtz hat auf seinem Handelsposten, von der Handelsgesellschaft als „Leuchtfeuer auf der Straße zum Besseren“ beabsichtigt, ein Zentrum des Bösen und eine machtvolle Position etabliert. Vermeintlich unter dem schädlichen Einfluss der Wildnis hat er sich den in ihm selber existierenden Verrohungstendenzen hingegeben und geht darin unter. Marlow verfälscht seine letzten Worte („Das Grauen! Das Grauen!“), um sie Kurtz' Braut als letzten Gruß zu überbringen.

Das Herz der Finsternis

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9783843074964
Release Date: 2015-07-08
Genre: Fiction

Joseph Conrad: Das Herz der Finsternis Entstanden 1899. Deutsche Übersetzung von Ernst Wolfgang. Freissler. S. Fischer, Berlin 1926. Vollständige Neuausgabe. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2015. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Albert Bierstadt, Tropische Landschaft, um 1870. Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Das Herz der Finsternis

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 9783730970423
Release Date: 2013-12-20
Genre: Fiction

Das Herz der Finsternis (Heart of Darkness) ist die Erzählung Conrads, die seinen Weltruhm begründete. - In einer Rahmenhandlung erzählt der ehemalige Seemann Marlow seinen Freunden eine Episode aus seinem Leben: Er fuhr mit einem Dampfboot den Kongo hinauf, um den Leiter einer Handelsniederlassung zu finden. Die Erzählung diente als Vorlage für Filme (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes, Apocalypse Now) und für Computerspiele (Far Cry 2, Spec Ops: The Line).

Heart of Darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Re-Image Publishing
ISBN: 9783961641123
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Fiction

Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames, London, England. This setting provides the frame for Marlow's story of his obsession with the ivory trader Kurtz, which enables Conrad to create a parallel between London and Africa as places of darkness. Central to Conrad's work is the idea that there is little difference between so-called civilised people and those described as savages; Heart of Darkness raises questions about imperialism and racism.

Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness als Kritik am europ ischen Kolonialismus

Author: Florian Scharr
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 9783638638753
Release Date: 2007
Genre:

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2001 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Literatur, Note: 1,7, Universitat Mannheim (Moderne Literatur), Veranstaltung: Heart of Darkness im Licht der Literaturtheorie, Sprache: Deutsch, Anmerkungen: Die Hausarbeit beschreibt das Tiefergehende in Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness und identifiziert die angeblich magische Wildnis als das Wilde in uns allen, die dunkle Illumination Marlows als Warnung an Europa. 252 KB, Abstract: Das Werk analysiert einerseits das geniale Buch "Herz der Finsternis" von Joseph Conrad, in dem ein Dschungelreisender im fruhen 19. Jahrhundert von einer unheimlichen Macht im Dschungel verhext wird. Es identifiziert das angeblich magische Monster im Urwald als das Wilde in uns allen, unsere tiefsten und dunkelsten Urtriebe. Die "Kritik am europaischen Kolonialismus" ist auch Bestandteil des Buches, wurde aber nur auf Zwang des beurteilenden Professors untergebracht, hauptsachlich geht es um Psychoanalyse und Triebbefriedigung im tiefsten Dschungel Afrikas. Ziemlich geil geschrieben, wenn ich so sagen darf, ahnlich wie mein "Fight Club"-Werk sehr entspannend nach einem von Kontrollhandeln gepragten Burotag zu lesen, und man lernt sogar noch einiges dabei.

Das Grauen oder doch die Hoffnung Die Enden von Heart of Darkness und Apocalypse Now im Vergleich

Author:
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 9783640299942
Release Date: 2009-04-02
Genre: Performing Arts

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Film und Fernsehen, Note: 1,0, Universität Paderborn (Institut für Germanistik und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Hauptseminar: Apokalypse, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Im Verlauf dieser Arbeit werde ich einen Vergleich versuchen, zwischen dem Ende der Erzählung „Heart of Darkness“ von Joseph Conrad und dem Ende des Films „Apocalypse Now“ von Francis Ford Coppola, der zum Teil auf Conrads Erzählung basiert. Auszug Fazit: Jedoch beide, Marlow und Willard, sehen sich, nachdem sie diese Episode ihres Lebens überlebt haben, als Bote der Kurtzschen Botschaft. Das Zusammentreffen mit Kurtz hat beide stark geprägt. Egal, ob Kurtz nun getötet wurde, oder verstorben ist, die Situation, mit der sich Marlow und Willard am Ende konfrontiert sehen, ist eben diese. Sie haben einen neuen, selbst gegebenen Auftrag.

Heart of Darkness and the Congo Diary

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440657597
Release Date: 2008-10-07
Genre: Fiction

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.

Heart of Darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781425041212
Release Date: 2006-11-01
Genre: Fiction

It's an unusual, symbolic novella that presents the story of Charlie Marlow who recounts his adventures on the ship. Adorned with vigorous descriptive and eloquent style, its motifs are quite grave and thought-provoking e.g. colonists' exploitation of natives and the symbolic struggle between good and evil. This magnificent masterpiece is absolutely worth-reading!

Joseph Conrad s Heart of Darkness

Author: Gene M. Moore
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195303698
Release Date: 2010-04-10
Genre: Literary Criticism

Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad's fictional account of a journey up the Congo river in 1890, raises important questions about colonialism and narrative theory. This casebook contains materials relevant to a deeper understanding of the origins and reception of this controversial text, including Conrad's own story "An Outpost of Progress," together with a little-known memoir by one of Conrad's oldest English friends, a brief history of the Congo Free State by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and a parody of Conrad by Max Beerbohm. A wide range of theoretical approaches are also represented, examining Conrad's text in terms of cultural, historical, textual, stylistic, narratological, post-colonial, feminist, and reader-response criticism. The volume concludes with an interview in which Conrad compares his adventures on the Congo with Mark Twain's experiences as a Mississippi pilot.

Joseph Conrad s Heart of Darkness the Secret Sharer

Author: Jeremy Jericho
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764191101
Release Date: 1984-01-01
Genre: Study Aids

A lively, in-depth discussion of HEART OF DARKNESS AND THE SECRET SHARER. Students are taken on an exciting journey of discovery through every scene or chapter. Also included are unique text notes, ideas for term papers, notes on the author's life as well as a glossary.

Heart of Darkness

Author: Matt Kish
Publisher: Tin House Books
ISBN: 9781935639671
Release Date: 2013-11-12
Genre: Fiction

Following his massive--and massively successful--Moby Dick in Pictures, artist Matt Kish has set himself upon an equally impressive, and no less harrowing, task: illustrating each page of Joseph Conrad's masterpiece, Heart of Darkness. Kish’s rich, imaginative drawings and paintings mirror Conrad’s original text and serve to illuminate Marlow’s journey into the heart of the Congo, and into the depths of the human soul. Heart of Darkness is a text ripe for analysis and argument, formally and thematically; it explores matters of imperialism, racism, gender, and the duality of human nature. Kish’s illustrations add another layer, and another voice in the conversation. Heart of Darkness is an essential edition for fans and students of Conrad’s work, but is, above all, a piece of art all its own. Kish’s introduction lends context to his approach, details his relationship and struggle with Conrad’s work, and illuminates his own creative process. An index in the rear of the book catalogs the sentences and phrases that inspired each of the one hundred original pieces of art.

Heart of Darkness and Other Tales

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191582743
Release Date: 2008-05-08
Genre: Fiction

HEART OF DARKNESS * AN OUTPOST OF PROGRESS * KARAIN * YOUTH The finest of all Conrad's tales, 'Heart of Darkness' is set in an atmosphere of mystery and menace, and tells of Marlow's perilous journey up the Congo River to relieve his employer's agent, the renowned and formidable Mr Kurtz. What he sees on his journey, and his eventual encounter with Kurtz, horrify and perplex him, and call into question the very bases of civilization and human nature. Endlessly reinterpreted by critics and adapted for film, radio, and television, the story shows Conrad at his most intense and sophisticated. The other three tales in this volume depict corruption and obsession, and question racial assumptions. Set in the exotic surroundings of Africa, Malaysia. and the east, they variously appraise the glamour, folly, and rapacity of imperial adventure. This revised edition uses the English first edition texts and has a new chronology and bibliography. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Heart of Darkness Second Edition

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1551113074
Release Date: 1999-08-16
Genre: Fiction

The story of Marlow travelling upriver in central Africa to find Kurtz, an ivory agent as consumed by the horror of human life as he is by physical illness, has long been considered a classic, and continues to be widely read and studied. This edition, edited by one of the leading figures in ‘the Conrad controversy,’ includes an introduction and explanatory notes, as well as a fascinating variety of contemporary documents that help to set this extraordinary work in the context of the period from which it emerged. The introduction and bibliography have been updated, and two new appendices have been added; the second of these is a selection of Alice Harris’s extraordinary but little-known photographs documenting the horrors of colonialism in turn-of-the-century Congo.

Heart of Darkness and Other Stories

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Collector's Library
ISBN: 1904919863
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Fiction

Heart of Darkness is a short and vividly brutal account of colonial enterprise that has as much in common with the jaded Evelyn Waugh of Black Mischief as it does with any of Conrad's direct contemporaries in the late nineteenth century. It is accompanied in this volume by the tales with which it has been published since 1902, the autobiographical short story "Youth," and the less personal but more substantial tale of an old man's fall from fortune, "The End of the Tether." Though these stories differ considerably in style and content from his later novels, much of his reputation rests upon the words contained in this volume.