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Title Writing India, 1757-1990 : the literature of British India / edited by Bart Moore-Gilbert
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1996


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Description x, 271 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction: Writing India, reorienting colonial discourse analysis / Bart Moore-Gilbert -- 1. 'The Fearful Name of the Black Hole': fashioning an imperial myth / Kate Teltscher -- 2. Towards an Anglo-Indian poetry: The colonial muse in the writings of John Leyden, Thomas Medwin and Charles D'Oyly / Nigel Leask -- 3. Meadows Taylor's Confessions of a Thug, the Anglo Indian novel as a genre in the making / Javed Majeed -- 4. 'The Bhabhal of Tongues': reading Kipling, reading Bhabha / Bart Moore Gilbert -- 5. Secrets of the colonial harem: gender, sexuality, and the law in Kipling's novels / Nancy L. Paxton -- 6. Married to the empire: the Anglo-Indian domestic novel / Alison Sainsbury -- 7. Volatile desire: ambivalence and distress in Forster's colonial narratives / Christopher Lane -- 8. 'I am your Mother and your Father': Paul Scott's Raj Quartet and the dissolution of imperial identity / Danny Colwell
9. Salman Rushdie: from colonial politics to postmodern poetics / Tim Parnell
Summary This volume provides an analytic survey of the literature produced as a consequence of the long history of Britain's rule in India. It stretches from the establishment of British hegemony in the 1750s to the achievement of Indian independence in the postcolonial era almost two centuries later.--back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliogrphical references and index
Subject Anglo-Indian literature -- History and criticism.
Discourse analysis.
Anglo-Indian literature.
Indic literature (English)
Indic literature (English) -- History and criticism.
English language -- India -- Rhetoric.
Literature and society -- India -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and society -- India -- History.
India -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Author Moore-Gilbert, B. J., 1952-
LC no. 95031538
ISBN 0719042658 (hardback)
0719042666 (paperback)