Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

by Gauri Viswanathan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231070853

ISBN-13: 9780231070850

Pub. Date: 09/01/1992

Publisher: Columbia 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.

Overview

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:
9780231070850
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1992
Series:
The Social Foundations of Aesthetic Forms Ser.
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (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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