The imperialism left indelveis marks in the culture of the metropolises and its spoiled colonies. In its work ‘ ‘ Cultura and Imperialismo’ ‘ , using compared literature, the North American, descending researcher of Arab protestants, Edward W. Said, it analyzes the novel ‘ ‘ The heart of trevas’ ‘ of the British writer Joseph Conrad, the refugee Polish in the Victorian empire for the fights of release of its busy native land, at the time, for the Russian Empire. Conrad tells the adventure of Marlow, an foreigner (as it), in a boat in Tmisa, counting (for the desperation of the friends) the time where captain of a ship was made that covered an African river. To the measure that the tram if uncurls, the author goes disclosing its point of view on the imperialism, the African natives and etc. To the few, the narrator goes describing the figure of Kurtz, the head of a rank in which if he collected ivory. This personage caused forts reactions of esteem and rejection, being strong its influences all in the passage of the river.
The author had a curious position on the imperialism that he described. Of a side, its emigrated status of, the experiences of its infancy (the arrest of the father, member of the resistance against the Russian Empire) despertavam a critical sense regarding the colonial empires differentiated that it of the too much British or French adventurers (it except a sailor and knows the regions dominated of Latin America, Asia and Africa, who would illustrate its literary adventures). But, as European, it did not obtain to identify itself with the African natives, whom it describes of impious form: ‘ ‘ I would the same wait type of brake come of a hiena making the rounds in way to corpses in a field of batalha’ ‘ (CONRAD, 2007)? Here it is one of the discretions of Marlow about a group of cannibals.