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The Resource The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock

The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock

Label
The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography
Title
The intimate empire
Title remainder
reading women's autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Whitlock
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
By means of contextualized readings, this work argues that autobiographic writing allows an intimate access to processes of colonization and decolonization, incorporation and resistance, and the formation and reformation of identities which occurs in postcolonial space. The book explores the interconnections between race, gender, autobiography and colonialism and uses a method of reading which looks for connections between very different autobiographical writings to pursue constructions of blackness and whiteness, femininity and masculinity, and nationality. Unlike previous studies of autobiog
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitlock, Gillian
Dewey number
820.9/9287/09171241
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9080.5
LC item number
.W47 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Literature, culture, and identity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prince, Mary
  • Commonwealth literature (English)
  • Autobiography
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • Women and literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Colonies in literature
  • Self in literature
  • Prince, Mary
  • Commonwealth
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Autobiography
  • Colonies in literature
  • Commonwealth literature (English)
  • English prose literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Self in literature
  • Women and literature
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Schriftstellerin
  • Autobiografie
  • Autobiografieën
  • Engels
  • Vrouwen
  • Kolonialisme
  • Autobiographie
  • Littérature anglophone
  • Englisch
Label
The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction: In the pink: Empire and autobiography; 1 Autobiography and slavery: Believing the History of Mary Prince; 2 Settler subjects; 3 Travelling in memory of slavery; 4 Kenya: The land that never was; 5 Autobiography and resistance; 6 In memory of the colonial child; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
229370725
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 232 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847142405
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781847142405
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229370725
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction: In the pink: Empire and autobiography; 1 Autobiography and slavery: Believing the History of Mary Prince; 2 Settler subjects; 3 Travelling in memory of slavery; 4 Kenya: The land that never was; 5 Autobiography and resistance; 6 In memory of the colonial child; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
229370725
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 232 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847142405
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781847142405
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229370725
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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