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Other titles in the New Riverside Editions series:
Fictions of Empire: "Heart of Darkness, the Man Who Would Be King, and "The Beach at Falesa (New Riverside Editions)
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.
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