Harry Thompson, This Thing of Darkness: Narrative Anchoring (Spanish)
8 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last revised: 27 May 2011
Date Written: 2008
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
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