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Poscolonial Jane Austen: Postcolonial Mappings
     

Poscolonial Jane Austen: Postcolonial Mappings

by You-Me Park (Editor), Rajeswari Sunder Rajan (Editor)
 

This volume offers a unique contribution to both postcolonial studies and Austen scholarship by:

* examining the texts to illumine nineteenth century attitudes to colonialism and the expanding Empire
* revealing a new range of interpretations of Austen's work, each shaped by the critic's particular context
* exploring the ways in which the study of

Overview

This volume offers a unique contribution to both postcolonial studies and Austen scholarship by:

* examining the texts to illumine nineteenth century attitudes to colonialism and the expanding Empire
* revealing a new range of interpretations of Austen's work, each shaped by the critic's particular context
* exploring the ways in which the study of Austen's novels raises fresh issues for post-colonial criticism.

Bringing together work by highly-respected critics from four continents and a range of disciplines, this newly paperbacked volume allows sometimes surprising and always fascinating new insights into some of the most frequently studied - and best loved - novels in the English language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415232906
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.77(d)

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