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Nothing like the image and horror of it: King Lear and Heart of Darkness (2010)
Journal Article
Meek, R. (2010). Nothing like the image and horror of it: King Lear and Heart of Darkness. Borrowers and lenders: the journal of Shakespeare and appropriation, 5(1),

There are several allusions to King Lear at the end of Heart of Darkness, suggesting that Joseph Conrad might have had Shakespeare in mind during the composition of his novella. Both texts are concerned with the difficulty of producing meaning in the... Read More