Melville (was RE: [thechat] LotR)

Erika Meyer emeyer at
Tue Jun 5 13:10:25 CDT 2001

>WIW, Joseph Conrad was pretty darn heavy on the 'descriptive prose' too ...
>I still remember running for the dictionary to look up "crepuscular light"
>--- from Heart of Darkness perhaps?

"Heart of Darkness" is another intense heavy symbolic novel.

And if it were not written, there would not have been an "Apocalypse Now."


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