Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer (Bloom's Notes)

Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer (Bloom's Notes)

by Harold Bloom, Joseph Conrad




This volume is designed to present biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, and 'The Secret Sharer.' Following Harold Bloom's introduction, there appears a detailed biography of the author, discussing the major events in his life and his important literary works. Then follows a thematic and structural analysis of the works, in which significant themes, patterns, and motifs are traced. An annotated list of characters supplies brief information on the chief characters in the works.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791040591
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/1995
Series: Bloom's Notes Series
Pages: 90
Product dimensions: 6.27(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

About the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom's books -- about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature -- are as erudite as they are accessible.


New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

July 11, 1930

Date of Death:

October 14, 2019

Place of Birth:

New York, New York


B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

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