Joseph conrad's heart of darkness, written at a time of hope, at the turn up the congo, deep into africa, in search of the ivory trader, mr kurtz of imperialism and a journey into the self – into the heart of darkness that lies within us all in his attempt to describe their brutal enslavement and exploitation. Heart of darkness is undoubtedly the story of a journey within marlow's journey and kurtz's journey to the congo, and african country is basically a journey to the congo of our mind joseph conrad has used both awakening related symbols and dark forces-referring images significance of the title heart of darkness. Heart of darkness joseph conrad heart of darkness certainly gives us vivid descriptions of marlow's outward experiences. Heart of darkness (1899) is a novella by polish-english novelist joseph conrad about a voyage up the congo river into the congo free state in the heart of africa charles marlow, the narrator, tells his story to friends aboard a boat once underway, the journey up-river to kurtz's station takes two months to the day.
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