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  1. Sterling High School December Student of the Month: Rachel SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Gazette

    ... the city. What is a good book you read recently? We just finished reading “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad in AP literature, and I have to say I loved the book. It's about a sailor named Marlow who goes to the Congo; he goes at the ...

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  2. Tom Hardy Wants VengeanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Daily Beast

    ... he bears similarities to Bane." According to Hardy, the character of Delaney was inspired by that of Marlow in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness -whom I happen to be named after-only the inverse. "You find out why, but he was a very wayward child ...

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  3. Joseph ConradRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | The Free Dictionary

    ... F. R. Karl (1979), J. Meyers (1991), and J. Batchelor (1993); L. Davies et al., ed., The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad (9 vol., 2008); studies by E. Said (1966), R. Curle (1968), J. A. Palmer (1968), B. Johnson (1971), N. Sherry (1971, 1980), ...

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  4. A Year in Reading: Jane HuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... off my list. Alternately, there are also some things that one finally reads for the first time. In my case, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1902), Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited (1945), Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart (1959), Jean Rhys's ...

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  5. 'Lost City of Z' Teaser Trailer Shows Charlie Hunnam's Descent into the AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Collider

    ... desperate obsession, and The Lost City of Z turns from being an adventure story to something much darker (Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness comes to mind). The trailer teases the perils of such exploration, but also shows what a visually stunning ...

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  6. Top university tears down memorials to brutal Belgian king after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... headlined 'Congo Horrors: Slaughter of rubber gatherers, Smoked hands as trophies'. Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad worked on a steamer on the river Congo during the period, and drew on his grim experiences to write Heart of Darkness, his ...

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  7. South Africans, Congolese to picket Kabila at DRC Embassy in PretoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... The Democratic Republic of Congo, the heart of Africa, has truly become the "Heart of Darkness" (the title of Joseph Conrad's 1899 novel on the Congo). More than 11 million have been massacred. This is a holocaust. The country has the highest rates ...

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  8. Rogue One: Fast, Fun, and Morally ComplicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Stranger

    ... do bad things in the name of this larger good, which is ultimately their idea (in the sense of the idea in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness : "Something you can set up, and bow down before, and offer a sacrifice to"). The Empire has its idea, and ...

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  9. To stream: 'Apocalypse Now' and then someRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Philly.com

    Loosely based on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness , Apocalypse Now translates the action to Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, where Capt. Willard is sent to assassinate rogue Col.

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  10. 21 Hulu Additions to Warm Your Hands by in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Wired

    ... is probably the last thing that comes to mind when you think "holiday cheer." But this sort-of adaptation of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is a classic in any season-especially if you've never seen it before. Come for the 14-year-old Laurence ...

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  11. PICKS: Judith Vrancken on "That Time" at Ger arsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, ReykjavikRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2016 | Artforum Intl.

    ... Standout works include David Levine 's Sepulchral City , 2016, a performance by actors who recite Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness as they move freely through various spaces in the museum. The actors perform for everybody and nobody, yet always for ...

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  12. Providence Perfume Co Heart of Darkness ~ new fragranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Now Smell This

    ... that mysterious life of the wilderness that stirs in the forest, in the jungles, in the hearts of wild men." -Joseph Conrad

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  13. Long-lost audiobook - one of the earliest ever published - discovered in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Joseph Conrad in 1913. He was the author of "Heart of Darkness," "Lord Jim" and "Typhoon," which was one of the world's first audiobooks.

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  14. A safari park for WA is no hakuna matata when you've only got two muesli barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Age

    ... on my mobile kept giggling when we tried to type in our location. I expected to stumble across Kurtz from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness mumbling his immortal line, "the horror, "the horror". After driving almost seven kilometres down an ungraded ...

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  15. 'Tarzan' swings ... and missesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Capital Weekly

    ... not evil enough. He seems, and mostly acts, as an accountant, rather than the historical figure that inspired Joseph Conrad to use him as the inspiration for ivory trader Kurtz in his novella, "Heart of Darkness." Director David Yates (the final ...

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  16. Congo: 'The bloodstained monument of tutelage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Vanguard

    ... Congolese within twenty years. This horrendous cleansing is still not classified as genocide until this day. Joseph Conrad's HEART OF DARKNESS (1899) is based on real life sadists in the Congo. Stanley, Leopold's co-conspirator had claimed that the ...

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  17. A Room for London by David Kohn ArchitectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Archinect School Blog

    ... beached by the receding waters of the Thames below. Named 'Roi des Belges,' after the paddle steamer that Joseph Conrad captained up the Congo that inspired his novella Heart of Darkness, the craft is an invitation to travel through literature and ...

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  18. What's Shana Smith reading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... with very serious real-life issues. Yikes. I think when Dinner is done, I'm going to go ahead and dive into Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer . I'm being pulled now towards doing another book, and I'm starting to collect ...

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  19. Watch The Teaser Trailer For This Gritty Brazilian Take On 'Heart of Darkness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Cartoon Brew

    Journey into the deepest, darkest corners of Rio de Janeiro in the teaser for the anime-influenced Brazilian/French animated feature Heart of Darkness : The proposed film transplants Joseph Conrad's classic novel of the same name from Africa to a "near future" Rio. Here's the official synopsis: Marlow is a young police officer whose mission is to find and capture a certain Captain Kurtz, legendary member of the police who deserted the corporation and maintains a rebellious society in an almost inaccessible place in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro.

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  20. 'The Encounter' Marries Ingenuity and Tedium on Broadway: REVIEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Towleroad

    ... consumerism, and nature feel plucked from the pages of '70s sci-fi novels and colonial narratives like Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness . This is not to say they are not interesting to ponder, but two long hours of hearing these quandaries rehashed ...

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