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Romantic Representations of British India [NOOK Book]

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Students and academics involved with literary studies and history will find this exploration of the British cultural understanding of India extremely useful. The essays within this collection cover a wide range of topics and are written by an impressive t
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Romantic Representations of British India

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Students and academics involved with literary studies and history will find this exploration of the British cultural understanding of India extremely useful. The essays within this collection cover a wide range of topics and are written by an impressive t
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Table of Contents



  1. General Introduction and [Meta]historical Background [re]presenting 1

  2. ‘The Palanquins of State; or, Broken Leaves in a Mughal Garden’


  3. British-Indian Connections c. 1780 to c. 1830: The Empire of the Officials

  4. Peter Marshall


  5. Torrents, Flames and the Education of Desire: Battling Hindu Superstition

  6. on the London Stage

    Daniel O'Quinn


  7. Between Mimesis and Alterity: Art Gift and Diplomacy in Colonial India 150

  8. Natasha Eaton


  9. Poetic Flowers/Indian Bowers

  10. Tim Fulford


  11. ‘Where … success is certain’? Southey the literary East Indiaman’

  12. Lynda Pratt,


  13. Radically Feminizing India: Phebe Gibbes’s Hartly House, Calcutta (1789)

  14. and Sydney Owenson’s The Missionary: An Indian Tale (1811)

    Michael J. Franklin


  15. Imperial Strains: Shelley and Music

  16. Tilar Mazzeo


  17. ‘Very acute and plausible’: The Reception of Sir William Jones’s

  18. ‘On the Musical Modes of the Hindus’ (1792)

    Bennett Zon


  19. ‘Traveling the Other Way’: The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan (1810)

  20. and Romantic Orientalism

    Nigel Leask


  21. Orientalism, Militarism and Romanticism: Writing and Rewriting

  22. the History of the British Conquest of India

    Douglas Peers


  23. Orientalism and Religion in the Romantic Period:


Rammohun Ray’s Vedanta(s)

Amit Ray

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