Harry Thompson, This Thing of Darkness: Narrative Anchoring (Spanish)

8 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last revised: 27 May 2011

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

A review (in Spanish) of the novel This Thing of Darkness (2005) by Harry Thompson (1960-2005), a historical fiction on Darwin's Beagle voyage and the life of Captain Fitzroy. Special attention is paid to the novel's narrative anchoring of its events within a grand narrative of modernity and imperialism, of scientific and cultural development, and of human evolution at large.

Keywords: Novel, Narrative, Narratology, Harry Thompson, Darwin, Evolution, History, Fitzroy

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Harry Thompson, This Thing of Darkness: Narrative Anchoring (Spanish) (2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1121438 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1121438

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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