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Narrating Africa : George Henty and the fiction of empire

Author: Mawuena Kossi Logan
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1999.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 2121.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Children's literature and culture ;, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrating Africa: George Henty and the Fiction of Empire offers a critique of colonialist discourse and focuses on George Henty's novels as a prototype of the literature that emerged with the rise of British Imperialism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Logan, Mawuena Kossi.
Narrating Africa.
New York : Garland Pub., 1999
(DLC) 99011196
(OCoLC)40675003
Named Person: G A Henty; G A Henty; G A Henty
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mawuena Kossi Logan
ISBN: 0585461473 9780585461472 0203905016 9780203905012
OCLC Number: 52732790
Notes: Based on the author's thesis.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 203 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Africa and Europe: The Historic Encounter and Its Legacy; Pre-Henty: Juvenile Novels and the British Empire; To Africa With Henty: The Socio-Cultural Background; To Africa with Henty: The Gold Coast and the Sudan; To South Africa with Henty; Henty's Literary Compatriots: Rider Haggard and Joseph Conrad; Conclusion: Legacy and Impact of Nineteenth-Century Juvenile Literature; Works Consulted; Index.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 2121.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Children's literature and culture ;, v. 9.
Responsibility: Mawuena Kossi Logan.

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Narrating Africa: George Henty and the Fiction of Empire offers a critique of colonialist discourse and focuses on George Henty's novels as a prototype of the literature that emerged with the rise of British Imperialism.

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