Teaching Heart of Darkness and Other Works by Joseph Conrad: Strategies, Epiphanies, and Possibilities (SAMLA 2012)

Heart of Darkness remains a popular text for undergraduate courses, but while often used, it is perhaps underutilized. Because of its understandable attractiveness as a Post-Colonial text or as a commentary on racism, global greed or corruption, other aspects of the text—cogent, compelling and also useful in the classroom—may run the risk of being left in the background. We can perhaps offer something more by contextualizing the work—or is it “OK” to more ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Event Name: 
SAMLA 2012
Event type: 
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, North Carolina
Abstract due date: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Genre & Form
Literary Theory
World Literatures
20th & 21st Century
Adventure & Travel Writing
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