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The Resource Writing under the Raj : gender, race, and rape in the British colonial imagination, 1830-1947, Nancy L. Paxton

Writing under the Raj : gender, race, and rape in the British colonial imagination, 1830-1947, Nancy L. Paxton

Label
Writing under the Raj : gender, race, and rape in the British colonial imagination, 1830-1947
Title
Writing under the Raj
Title remainder
gender, race, and rape in the British colonial imagination, 1830-1947
Statement of responsibility
Nancy L. Paxton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examining the rhetoric of rape in British and Anglo-Indian fiction of the 19th and early 20th centuries, Paxton shows how it reflects basic concepts in the social and sexual contracts defining the women's relationship to the nation state
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paxton, Nancy L.
Index
index present
LC call number
DS479
LC item number
.P39 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English literature
  • English literature
  • India
  • India
Label
Writing under the Raj : gender, race, and rape in the British colonial imagination, 1830-1947, Nancy L. Paxton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rape, the body, and the sacrifices of desire: British romantic poetry and representations of the colonial harem -- The temple dancer: Eroticism and religious ecstacy -- Mobilizig chivalry: Rape in national epics about the indian uprising of 1957 -- Hostage to history: The Rani of Jhansi in romances about the indian mutiny -- Lost children: Nationalism and the reinscription of the gendered body -- Mixed couples: The new woman and interracial marriage -- Modernism, irony, and the erasure of rape: Recontextualizing a passage to India
Control code
39292772
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 338 pages
Isbn
9780813526003
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98019522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Writing under the Raj : gender, race, and rape in the British colonial imagination, 1830-1947, Nancy L. Paxton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rape, the body, and the sacrifices of desire: British romantic poetry and representations of the colonial harem -- The temple dancer: Eroticism and religious ecstacy -- Mobilizig chivalry: Rape in national epics about the indian uprising of 1957 -- Hostage to history: The Rani of Jhansi in romances about the indian mutiny -- Lost children: Nationalism and the reinscription of the gendered body -- Mixed couples: The new woman and interracial marriage -- Modernism, irony, and the erasure of rape: Recontextualizing a passage to India
Control code
39292772
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 338 pages
Isbn
9780813526003
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98019522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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