View Full Version : Heart of Darkness and Victorian Characteristics

03-25-2007, 07:19 PM
Hey, I'm doing a research paper about his work. I tried to see how "Heart of Darkness" relates to Victorian or Romantic Era. Care to help me please :)

03-25-2007, 07:24 PM
all i got that they emphasized on imperialism and such.

04-19-2007, 03:23 PM
I'm not too sure Heart of Darkness is categorized as Victorian. It's more modern in its characteristics.

06-07-2007, 04:20 PM
HOD would surely be categorised as being more influenced by Victorianism than Romanticism since it was written during the reign of Queen Victoria, Romanticism was a movement prevalent a hundred years prior to the writing of HOD and imperialism and the reaction against imperialism was a distinctly romantic and modernist concept. probably this post is too late anyway.