'A bloody racist': about Achebe's view of Conrad

Watts, Cedric (1983) 'A bloody racist': about Achebe's view of Conrad. Yearbook of English Studies, 13. pp. 196-209. ISSN 0306-2473

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Abstract

In opposition to Achebe, I argue that 'Heart of Darkness' (1899) was, by the standards of its times, remarkably anti-racist and anti-imperialist. I show that it has various features in common with Achebe's novel, 'Things Fall Apart'. Conrad and Achebe, I suggest, are 'on the same side'.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: Cedric Watts
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:25
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2012 12:03
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/16235
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