Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India / Edition 1

Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India / Edition 1

by Gauri Viswanathan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195646401

ISBN-13: 9780195646405

Pub. Date: 09/01/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Masks of Conquest reveals how English studies introduced in India under British rule came to be an effective form of political control abetting voluntary cultural assimilation.

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Masks of Conquest reveals how English studies introduced in India under British rule came to be an effective form of political control abetting voluntary cultural assimilation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195646405
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary EditionAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Beginnings of English Literary Study2. Praeparatio Evangelica3. "One Power, One Mind"4. Rewriting English5. Lessons of History6. The Failure of English7. Conclusion: Empire and the Western CanonNotesSelect BibliographyIndex

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