ISBN-10:
0826212999
ISBN-13:
9780826212993
Pub. Date:
02/28/2001
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press

"India's Prisoner": A Biography of Edward John Thompson, 1886-1946

by Mary Lago

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ISBN-13: 9780826212993
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mary Lago is the author or editor of many books, including Christiana Herringham and the Edwardian Art Scene and E. M. Forster: A Literary Life. Professor Emerita of English from the University of Missouri, Lago lives in Columbia, Missouri.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1.Introducing the Thompsons7
2.Decisions17
3.Apprenticeship30
4.Bankura43
5.Discords54
6.Forging a Chain68
7.Requiem79
8.Epiphany85
9.Interim94
10."Chaplaining"105
11.Combat115
12.Revisions132
13.Amritsar144
14.Breaking with Bankura176
15.Oxford and Islip188
16.The Other Side of the Medal200
17.A Subject Concluded213
18.Writing about India223
19.Information Campaign235
20.Farewell and Hall247
21.Following Lord Metcalfe260
22.Observing a Crisis273
23."Chaplaining" Again289
24.Letters to the Front302
Notes317
Bibliography355
Index371

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Clinton B. Seely

Thompson is important, far more important I now know after reading the biography than I ever imagined him to be.

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