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The Resource Conrad's 'Heart of darkness' and contemporary thought : revisiting the horror with Lacoue-Labarthe, edited by Nidesh Lawtoo

Conrad's 'Heart of darkness' and contemporary thought : revisiting the horror with Lacoue-Labarthe, edited by Nidesh Lawtoo

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Conrad's 'Heart of darkness' and contemporary thought : revisiting the horror with Lacoue-Labarthe
Title
Conrad's 'Heart of darkness' and contemporary thought
Title remainder
revisiting the horror with Lacoue-Labarthe
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nidesh Lawtoo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With its innovative narrative structure and its controversial explorations of race, gender and empire, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is a landmark of 20th century literature that continues to resonate to this day. This book brings together leading scholars to explore the full range of contemporary philosophical and critical responses to the text. Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Contemporary Thought includes the first publication in English of philosopher Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe's essay, 'The Horror of the West', described by J. Hillis Miller as 'a major essay on Conrad's novel, one of the
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6005.O4
LC item number
Z566 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Lawtoo, Nidesh
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  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe
  • Psychological fiction, English
  • Africa
  • Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Literature
  • Psychological fiction, English
  • Africa
Label
Conrad's 'Heart of darkness' and contemporary thought : revisiting the horror with Lacoue-Labarthe, edited by Nidesh Lawtoo
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Notes; Introduction: 'An emotion of thought'; Encounters; The moon and the halo; The chorus; Notes; Prologue: Revisiting 'Heart of Darkness Revisited' (in the company of Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe); Notes; Part 1: Mythic Darkness; Chapter 1: Heart of Darkness revisited; Notes; Chapter 2: Modernism, myth and Heart of Darkness; Notes; Chapter 3: Civilization and its darkness; Degeneration; Perversion; Primeval density; The metaphysics of oblivion; Notes; Part 2: Conrad avec Lacoue-Labarthe
  • Chapter 4: A frame for 'The Horror of the West'Philosopher-poet; Framing the frame; Mythic mimesis; Western barbarity; Notes; Chapter 5: The horror of the West; Notes; Chapter 6: Philippe's lessons of darkness; The darkness of a sacrificial heart; Coda: The darkness at the heart of genocide; Notes; Part 3: The Affect of Ideology; Chapter 7: La lettre, Lacan, Lacoue-Labarthe: Heart of Darkness redux1; Social organization; Family romance; Notes; Chapter 8: The voice of darkness; The textual voice as literary artefact; Pardon my French: The linguistic conundrum as textual voice
  • Ideological darkness versus textual voiceNotes; Chapter 9: The horror of trauma: Mourning or melancholia in Heart of Darkness?; Affective politics: Kurtz's myth and Marlow's response; The assertion of melancholia; Notes; Part 4: The Echo of the Horror; Chapter 10: Conrad's Dionysian elegy; Notes; Chapter 11: Sounding the hollow heart of the West: X-rays and the technique de la mort1; Body politics and the heart of the matter; Seeing through colonialism; The hollow body: Kurtz, Marlow and co.; Notes; Chapter 12: The horror of mimesis: Echoing Lacoue-Labarthe1; The mimetic frame
  • Mimetic sexism and colonial ideologyThe racist pathos of mimetic rhetoric; The barbarity of mimesis; Notes; Postface: A talk with Avital Ronell (about Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe)1; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
820009831
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 284 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441123770
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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9781441103765
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820009831
Label
Conrad's 'Heart of darkness' and contemporary thought : revisiting the horror with Lacoue-Labarthe, edited by Nidesh Lawtoo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Notes; Introduction: 'An emotion of thought'; Encounters; The moon and the halo; The chorus; Notes; Prologue: Revisiting 'Heart of Darkness Revisited' (in the company of Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe); Notes; Part 1: Mythic Darkness; Chapter 1: Heart of Darkness revisited; Notes; Chapter 2: Modernism, myth and Heart of Darkness; Notes; Chapter 3: Civilization and its darkness; Degeneration; Perversion; Primeval density; The metaphysics of oblivion; Notes; Part 2: Conrad avec Lacoue-Labarthe
  • Chapter 4: A frame for 'The Horror of the West'Philosopher-poet; Framing the frame; Mythic mimesis; Western barbarity; Notes; Chapter 5: The horror of the West; Notes; Chapter 6: Philippe's lessons of darkness; The darkness of a sacrificial heart; Coda: The darkness at the heart of genocide; Notes; Part 3: The Affect of Ideology; Chapter 7: La lettre, Lacan, Lacoue-Labarthe: Heart of Darkness redux1; Social organization; Family romance; Notes; Chapter 8: The voice of darkness; The textual voice as literary artefact; Pardon my French: The linguistic conundrum as textual voice
  • Ideological darkness versus textual voiceNotes; Chapter 9: The horror of trauma: Mourning or melancholia in Heart of Darkness?; Affective politics: Kurtz's myth and Marlow's response; The assertion of melancholia; Notes; Part 4: The Echo of the Horror; Chapter 10: Conrad's Dionysian elegy; Notes; Chapter 11: Sounding the hollow heart of the West: X-rays and the technique de la mort1; Body politics and the heart of the matter; Seeing through colonialism; The hollow body: Kurtz, Marlow and co.; Notes; Chapter 12: The horror of mimesis: Echoing Lacoue-Labarthe1; The mimetic frame
  • Mimetic sexism and colonial ideologyThe racist pathos of mimetic rhetoric; The barbarity of mimesis; Notes; Postface: A talk with Avital Ronell (about Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe)1; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
820009831
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 284 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441123770
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441103765
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820009831

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