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Author Sabin, Margery, 1940-
Title Dissenters and mavericks : writings about India in English, 1765-2000 / Margery Sabin.
Publication Info. Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 9  820.9 S    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-232) and index.
Contents Introduction: Why dissent matters to literature -- Pt. 1. The colonial period. Anti-imperialist wit in Horace Walpole's letters ; Burke's India campaign: Goliath, scourge, redeemer ; William Henry Sleeman and the Suttee romance ; Victorian oblivion and The moonstone -- Pt. 2. After independence. The beast in Nirad Chaudhuri's garden ; The politics of cultural freedom: India in the 1950s ; Individuality as a problem in Naipaul's Indian narratives ; Epilogue: Pankaj Mishra and postcolonial cosmopolitanism.
Subject English literature -- History and criticism.
India -- In literature.
Anglo-Indian literature -- History and criticism.
Indic literature (English) -- History and criticism.
India -- Foreign public opinion, British.
Great Britain -- Relations -- India.
India -- Relations -- Great Britain.
Imperialism in literature.
Postcolonialism -- India.
India -- Historiography.
Added Title Writings about India in English, 1765-2000
ISBN 0195150171 (alk. paper)
019515018X (pbk. : alk. paper)