Series Editor's Preface; 1. Introduction: An Overview of Heart of Darkness; 2. Unreliable Narrators: Marlow and 'I'; 3. Before the Congo: The Use of Foreboding; 4. On the Congo: Imperialism, Colonialism and Race; 5. At the Inner Station: What is Kurtz; 6. Kurtz's Women: The Mistress and the Intended; 7. Conclusion: Through the Characters to the Key Themes and Issues; 8. Bibliography of Further Reading; Index.