Empire Writing: An Anthology of Colonial Literature 1870-1918 by Elleke Boehmer, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Empire Writing: An Anthology of Colonial Literature 1870-1918

Empire Writing: An Anthology of Colonial Literature 1870-1918

by Elleke Boehmer
     
 

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Empire Writing is the first anthology to gather together British imperial writing alongside native and settler literature, interweaving short stories, poems, essays, travel writing, and memoirs from the phase of British expansionist imperialism known as high empire. This wide-ranging selection reveals the diversity of responses to colonial experience, and

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Empire Writing is the first anthology to gather together British imperial writing alongside native and settler literature, interweaving short stories, poems, essays, travel writing, and memoirs from the phase of British expansionist imperialism known as high empire. This wide-ranging selection reveals the diversity of responses to colonial experience, and encompasses some of the empire's key symbols and emblematic moments. Comprehensive notes and full biographies ensure that this is one of the most compelling, readable and academically valuable source books on the period.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199555598
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
631,807
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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