The British image of India: a study in the literature of imperialism, 1880-1960

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Oxford U.P., 1969 - Social Science - 234 pages
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This Book Traces The Changing Image Of India Through The Study Of British Literature - Some 130 Works By 50 British Authors. These Images Fall Into 3 Major Divisions - The Era Of Confidence When The British Saw Themselves An Fathers To Childlike Indians (1880-1910 Dominated By The Writing Of Kipling, Flora Annie Steel Etc. The Era Of Doubt When Forster, Orwell And Edward Thompson Began To Attack The Raj As A Social Institution (1910-1935); And The Era Of Melancholy (1935-1960) When Writers Such As Christine Weston, The Godden Sisters And John Masters Developed Their Backward Cook At What Had Been And What Might Have Been.

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THE ERA OF CONFIDENCE 18801910
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The British Selfimage
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The British Selfimage
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