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Fictions of Empire: "Heart of Darkness, the Man Who Would Be King, and "The Beach at Falesa (New Riverside Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

This unique volume brings together for the first time these three short fictional works written by British authors in the late 1880s and 1890s. Each writer takes a different perspective on the topic of imperialism. Contextual materials include related works by Darwin, Melville, and other contemporaries; biographical backgrounds; and modern reactions to the novels.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-420).

About the Author

Alan J. Richardson is professor and chair of the accounting area at the Schulich School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. from Queen's University and is an FCGA and Life Member of the Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario. He was the founding editor of "Canadian Accounting Perspectives" and currently sits on the editorial boards of ten academic journals. His research focuses on the regulation of audit practice rights. He has published in "Accounting Organizations and Society", "Contemporary Accounting Research", "Journal of Accounting Research", and "Accounting Historians Journal", among others

Table of Contents

Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad — The man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling — The beach of Falesâa / Robert Louis Stevenson.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618084883
Subtitle:
Heart of Darkness, The Man Who Would Be King, and The Beach at Falesa
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Author:
Conrad, Joseph
Author:
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Author:
Tolstaia, Tat'iana Louis
Author:
Kucich, John
Author:
Kipling, Rudyard
Author:
Conrad, Joseph (Joseph Conrad)
Author:
Richardson, Alan
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Colonies
Subject:
English fiction
Subject:
Imperialism
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Series:
New Riverside Editions
Series Volume:
107-288
Publication Date:
20020327
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.44x5.56x.65 in. .96 lbs.

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Education » Higher Education
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Fictions of Empire: "Heart of Darkness, the Man Who Would Be King, and "The Beach at Falesa (New Riverside Editions)
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