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Colonial strangers : women writing the end of the British empire

Author: Phyllis Lassner
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2004.
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Lassner's analysis reveals how writers such as Muriel Spark, Olivia Manning, Rumer Godden, Phyllis Bottome, Elspeth Huxley and Zadie Smith insist that World War II is critical to understanding how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Lassner, Phyllis.
Colonial strangers.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003019798
(OCoLC)53098984
Named Person: Elspeth Huxley; Phyllis Bottome; Rumer Godden; Olivia Manning; Elspeth Joscelin Grant Huxley; Phyllis Bottome; Rumer Godden; Olivia Manning; Phyllis Bottome; Rumer Godden; Elspeth Huxley; Olivia Manning
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Lassner
ISBN: 0813536413 9780813536415 9780813534169 081353416X 9780813534176 0813534178
OCLC Number: 56835050
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 241 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Strangers at the Gates: the Middle East --
Part I. Olivia Manning: The Gates Besieged --
World War II --
Part II. Muriel Spark and Ethel Mannin: The Gates Breached and the Struggle for Postcolonial Identity --
Strangers in a Walled Garden: Rumer Godden's Anglo-India --
Red Strangers: Elspeth Huxley's Africa --
Island Strangers: Phyllis Shand Allfrey and Phyllis Bottome.
Responsibility: Phyllis Lassner.
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