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Rule of Darkness : British Literature and Imperialism, 1830-1914.

Author: Patrick Brantlinger
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, June 1990.
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A major contribution to the cultural and literary history of the Victorian age, this book maps the complex relationship between Victorian literary forms, genres, and theories and imperialist, racist  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Brantlinger, Patrick.
Rule of Darkness.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, June 1990
(DLC) 87047823
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Brantlinger
ISBN: 9780801497674 0801497671
OCLC Number: 870420629
Target Audience: Trade
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations
Contents: IntroductionPART I. DAWN1. From Dawn Island to Heart of Darkness2. Bringing Up the Empire: Captain Marryats MidshipmenPART II. NOON3. Thackeray's India4. Black Swans; or, Botany Bay Eclogues5. The New Crusades6. The Genealogy of the Myth of the "Dark Continent"7. The Well at Cawnpore: Literary Representations of the Indian Mutiny of 1857PART III. DUSK8. Imperial Gothic: Atavism and the Occult in the British Adventure Novel, 1880-19149. Epilogue: Kurtz's "Darkness" and Conrad's Heart of DarknessNotesIndex

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"An outstanding analysis of imperialism in 19th-century British literature.... Brantlinger deploys a real wealth of material, providing fresh insights at every turn." * Times Higher Education Read more...

 
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