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Out of place : Englishness, empire, and the locations of identity

Author: Ian Baucom
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a 1968 speech on British immigration policy, Enoch Powell insisted that although a black man may be a British citizen, he can never be an Englishman. This book explains why such a claim was possible to advance and impossible to defend. Ian Baucom reveals how "Englishness" emerged against the institutions and experiences of the British Empire, rendering English culture subject to local determinations and global
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Baucom
ISBN: 0691016666 9780691016665 069100403X 9780691004037 9781400823031 140082303X 1400810949 9781400810949
OCLC Number: 39229702
Awards: Runner-up for Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book 2000
Description: x, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Locating English Identity --
The House of Memory: John Ruskin and the Architecture of Englishness --
"British to the Backbone": On Imperial Subject-Fashioning --
The Path from War to Friendship: E.M. Forster's Mutiny Pilgrimage --
Put a Little English on It: C.L.R. James and England's Field of Play --
Among the Ruins: Topographies of Postimperial Melancholy --
The Riot of Englishness: Migrancy, Nomadism, and the Redemption of the Nation --
Afterword: Something Rich and Strange.
Responsibility: Ian Baucom.
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