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Tracing a genealogy of colonial discourse, Suleri focuses on paradigmatic moments in the multiple stories generated by the British colonization of the Indian  subcontinent. Both the literature of imperialism and its postcolonial aftermath emerge here as a series of guilty transactions between two cultures that are equally evasive and uncertain of their own authority.

"A dense, witty, and richly allusive book . . . an extremely valuable contribution to postcolonial cultural studies as well as to the whole area of literary criticism."—Jean Sudrann, Choice

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. The Rhetoric of English India

2. Edmund Burke and the Indian Sublime

3. Reading the Trial of Warren Hastings

4. The Feminine Picturesque

5. The Adolescence of Kim

6. Forster's Imperial Erotic

7. Naipaul's Arrival

8. Salman Rushdie: Embodiments of Blasphemy, Censorships of Shame

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226779836
Author:
Suleri, Sara
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Author:
Goodyear, Sara Suleri
Author:
Suleri Goodyear, Sara
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
India
Subject:
English language
Subject:
History
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
British
Subject:
English literature
Subject:
Languages
Subject:
Indic literature
Subject:
Anglo-indian literature
Subject:
Colonies in literature
Subject:
Imperialism in literature
Subject:
India In literature.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Number:
Pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
no. 96-30
Publication Date:
19930231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 halftone
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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