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The mythology of imperialism : a revolutionary critique of British literature and society in the modern age : Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, and Joyce Cary

Author: Jonah Raskin; Bruce Robbins
Publisher: New York : Monthly Review Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonah Raskin; Bruce Robbins
ISBN: 9781583671863 1583671862 9781583671870 1583671870
OCLC Number: 276816735
Description: 320 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. mythology of imperialism redux --
voice from the Third World --
Introduction to the first edition : bombard the critics --
1. Chaos : the culture of imperialism --
2. Kipling's contrasts --
3. Portrait of the artist as imperialist --
4. Terror --
5. Imperia Romana --
6. Kim : the middle way --
7. Conrad's contradictions --
8. Season in hell --
9. Lord Jim : white skins --
10. darkness of the Gulf --
11. Russians and revolutions --
12. Forster and Cary : old and new --
13. Disconnections --
14. Trips east --
15. School lessons : history and geometry --
16. Mister Johnson : on the road --
17. end : neocolonialism --
18. Works of passion and imagination --
Afterword. Edward Said, colonialism, and global reversibility.
Responsibility: by Jonah Raskin ; foreword by Bruce Robbins.

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