Joseph Conrad

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Name: Joseph Conrad
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Conrad’s Mr Kurtz and the modern heart of darkness

Dear Tingasiga,I have just finished my fourth reading of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, one of my top 10 indispensible literary works.The novel, published in 1902, is a narrative based on Conrad’s own experience in the Congo Free State a few years ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Merchant, Joseph

Joseph Merchant Jr. Joseph Conrad Merchant Jr., 96, formerly of Mary Miles Drive, Danville, Va., died on Monday, September 8, 2014, at Geneis Triad Center in High Point, N.C., after a two year decline in health. Mr. Merchant was born in Pittsylvania County, ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Turning the Big Six Oh

And so another summer's slipped through our fingers... Soon there'll be cooler nights, bright blue skies and, this time around, I turn the Big Six Oh. So, yes, it's a mellow time for reflections, deciding who to scratch out of my will and picking pallbearers ... [Published Cookeville Herald-Citizen - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Prof Goonetilleke wins Lifetime: Achievement Award

Hailed in the West as “a well-established critic of twentieth-century and post-colonial literature and the leading authority on Sri Lankan English literature”, Emeritus Prof Goonetilleke holds a unique record in Sri Lanka as a productive, distinguished ... [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mr. Kurtz Comes to America

Joseph Conrad is responsible for some of the best writing on imperialism’s darker side in the English language. The jungles of Marlowe and Kurtz in his classic novel Heart of Darkness remain some of literature’s ugliest manifestations of European hubris ... [Published Dissident Voice - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Young at Heart: Church ...

JOSEPH Conrad wrote, “A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.” JOSEPH Conrad wrote, “A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Investing in a Gold IRA Can Be the Route to a More Prosperous Retirement

Manotick, ON -- ( ReleaseWire ) -- 08/27/2014 -- Writing for the financial periodical Forbes Magazine, contributor Walter Updegrave advises individuals to make wise decisions when it comes to their retirement planning. He writes,” You need to make smart ... [Published SBWire - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness in pictures

The National Portrait Gallery is celebrating the life of one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century. We’re giving away tickets to the exhibition plus a collection of Woolf’s novels, including Mrs. Dalloway and Orlando , in hardback.Click here ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gold IRA Investments Launches a New Gold Investing Awareness Campaign

Thanks to the recent decline in the stock market, mygoldira.org kicks off a new campaign to ensure investors understand they have options when it comes to their investment portfolioOttawa, Ontario, Canada - August 26, 2014 /MarketersMedia/ --On July 31, ... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Orson Welles Turns Heart of Darkness Into a Radio Drama, and Almost His First Great Film

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8sJdD73JnkThere’s something about cinematic masterpieces that were never made that tantalize the imagination of film geeks everywhere. What would the world look like if Alejandro Jodorowsky actually managed to make his ... [Published Open Culture - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Different perspectives on Heart of Darkness

joined the French Merchant Marine at 15. He had a long period of adventure at sea and during his seafaring career. Conrad encountered numerous hardships and shipwrecks when he sailed down the Congo river. He gave up his seafaring career due to ill he ... [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Queen of your Life - Not a Victim!!!

Few days back, I was reading a novel in which the protagonist always cribs about her marital life. She comes up with a bunch of bitter situations which everyone can easily associate to their spirits.For a woman sometimes it never admits her to do something ... [Published PR inside - Aug 21 2014]

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Conrad’s Mr Kurtz and the modern heart of darkness [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 17 hours ago]
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D,C.R.A. Goonetilleke awarded Lifetime's Achiev... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 12 2014]
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I ate it so you don't have to: Little Caesars S... [Published al.com - Sep 11 2014]
Behind the Headlines with Claire Etchell [Published GorkanaPR - Sep 09 2014]
Merchant, Joseph [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Sep 09 2014]
Turning the Big Six Oh [Published Cookeville Herald-Citizen - Sep 07 2014]
Prof Goonetilleke wins Lifetime: Achievement Award [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 07 2014]
Speculating about the future [Published The Statesman - Sep 06 2014]
ISIS and 'The Giver' [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 05 2014]
Bid 'not a popularity contest' - Krakow [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 05 2014]
Mr. Kurtz Comes to America [Published Dissident Voice - Sep 05 2014]
Dangers abound in hunt for snow crabs [Published The Australian - Sep 04 2014]
Lost in Translation [Published Harvard Political Review - Sep 04 2014]
Sign yup for Sherborn Lifetime Learning's fall ... [Published Wicked Local Dover - Sep 04 2014]
The World Must Tackle This Mass Psychosis [Published New Indian Express - Sep 04 2014]
Young at Heart: Church ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Sep 03 2014]
Ten memorable Roald Dahl quotes [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 02 2014]
The good soldier [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 01 2014]
Notes from Luang Prabang [Published Philippine Star - Aug 31 2014]
5 free things to do in… Canterbury [Published Group Leisure - Aug 28 2014]
McClellan: Primary playful practice before gene... [Published East Valley Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Investing in a Gold IRA Can Be the Route to a M... [Published SBWire - Aug 27 2014]
Losing to Win: 'Spec Ops' and Tragedy in Video ... [Published Pop Matters - Aug 27 2014]
Investing In A Gold IRA Can Be The Route To A M... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Things to See in Jakarta Indonesia [Published LUUUX - Aug 27 2014]
Hearts of Darkness [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 26 2014]
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Women in Dark Times: an explosive kind of feminism [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 26 2014]
Frances Wilson in The Telegraph: Jacqueline Rose has been taking us into what Joseph Conrad called “the dark places of the earth” for the past 30 years. In The Haunting of Sylvia Plath she explored the pathology around the darkest woman of them ...
Exclusive–Obama’s Reign of Error: How America L... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 24 2014]
Ralph Peters, the iconoclastic author and military strategist, has been very vocal of late regarding US national security policy and the growth of the global jihadist movement. A former US Army intelligence officer and enlisted man, he is a prolific ...
Ebola has infected public discourse with a new ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 04 2014]
Via The Guardian, an op-ed by Lola Okolosie: Ebola has infected public discourse with a new xenophobia. Excerpt:Like Sars and swine flu before it, Ebola has gripped the national imagination. I was made all too aware of this last week on my return to London ...
Shiptalk Newsletter – July 2014 [Published Shiptalk - Jul 09 2014]
Welcome to another issue of Shiptalk – we hope you will find this months collected musings thought provoking and of interest. Hello there, step aboard Shiptalk once again – as we navigate the peaks, troughs and rocky nether regions of shipping. It’s ...
Wordsmiths [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 12 2014]
Aldous Huxley A brief non political post and I mostly do those in the future.  In my 68 years I have been a spy, a scientist and an engineer.  But I have always loved and appreciated literature.  There are authors and writers and then there are wordsmiths ...
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