The Taboo

Nearly all the taboos the Miller flouts can be defined, to one degree or another, as religious taboos—rules rooted in a strong sense of what was proper, ...

The Taboo

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438131054

Page: 292

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Historically, exploration and colonization have been linked in troubling ways. This new volume discussesthe roles of exploration and colonization in Heart of Darkness, The Iliad, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Things Fall Apart, Wide Sargasso Sea, and other literary works. Featuring original essays and excerpts from previously published critical analyses, this addition to the Bloom's Literary Themes series gives students valuable insight into the title's subject theme.

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