By the Name of Nature but Against Nature: An Ecocritical Study of Joseph Conradâ€™s Heart of Darkness
Keywords:Ecocriticism, Joseph Conrad, ecology, postcolonialism, ecofeminism
TheÂ relationshipÂ ofÂ peopleÂ withÂ natureÂ is Â usually Â expressedÂ inÂ differentÂ ways,Â andÂ certainly Â literature Â isÂ oneÂ of Â them. NatureÂ asÂ oneÂ of Â the indispensableÂ elementsÂ ofÂ writingÂ hasÂ drawnÂ theÂ attentionÂ of Â many Â writersÂ specificallyÂ theÂ novelists. InÂ thisÂ study, the researchersÂ attemptÂ toÂ applyÂ ecocriticalÂ analysisÂ ofÂ JosephÂ Conradâ€™sÂ HeartÂ ofÂ Darkness. TheÂ researchersÂ alsoÂ showÂ howÂ theÂ relationshipÂ betweenÂ manÂ andÂ natureÂ whichÂ had beenÂ sympatheticÂ andÂ harmonizedÂ inÂ RomanticÂ period Â changedÂ toÂ cruelÂ andÂ heartlessÂ oneÂ inÂ industrialÂ andÂ capitalisticÂ ModernÂ time; and Â how Â Conradâ€™sÂ HeartÂ ofÂ DarknessÂ meticulouslyÂ showsÂ thisÂ alternation.
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