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Yumna Siddiqi

Anxieties of Empire and the Fiction of Intrigue

€ 81.35



Taal / Language : English

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
Introduction 1
1 Colonial Anxieties and the Fiction of Intrigue 17
2 Imperial Intrigue in an English Country House 34
3 Sherlock Holmes and `the Cesspool of Empire`: The Return of the Repressed 63
4 The Fiction of Counterinsurgency 86
5 Intermezzo: Postcolonial Modernity and the Fiction of Intrigue 122
6 Police and Postcolonial Rationality in Amitav Ghosh`s The Circle of Reason 140
7 `Deep in Blood`: Roy, Rushdie, and the Representation of State Violence in India 167
8 `The Unhistorical Dead`: Violence, History, and Narrative in Michael Ondaatje`s Anil`s Ghost 192
Conclusion `Power Smashes Into Private Lives`: Cultural Politics in the New Empire 217
NOTES 231
INDEX 269
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Hardback
320 pagina's
Januari 2008
544 gram
229 x 152 x 25 mm
Columbia University Press us


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