2 Works in Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
Taking place in the hours before Marlow's arrival, this can act as a preface to Findley's "Headhunter", wherein Kurtz finds a world as damaged as himself.
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead - Stoppard, Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock - T. S. Eliot, Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe, Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad, Benito Cereno - Herman Melville, The Hollow Men - T. S. Eliot, Hamlet - Shakespeare, Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse, Oedipus Cycle - Sophocles, The Music School - John Updike, Importance of Being Earnest - Wilde, Dubliners - James Joyce, Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
31 Jan 2012
From Kurtz to Okonkwo, Jocasta to Gertrude, Alfred Schweigen to J. Alfred Prufrock, death is just the beginning. Originally posted June 2009.