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Kipling and Beyond - Patriotism, Globalisation and Postcolonialism

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Zusatztext 'Not only does this excellent collection offer much to those interested in Kipling! it will reward the attention of all who approach the texts of the past using postcolonial perspectives...From Rooney and Nagai's deeply considered introduction to the final pages! this is a highly stimulating and sophisticated volume.' - Howard J. Booth! Journal of Postcolonial Writing ' 'Why Kipling today?' is the question that the editors of Kipling and Beyond ask! the answer to which is persuasively and meticulously explored in this most excellent collection of essays by an internationally eminent field of scholars....In conclusion! the essays in this volume offer throughtful and nuanced readings of Kipling's texts and make a compelling case for why we must continue to celebrate and learn from Kipling in the twenty-first century' - Supriya Goswami! Wasafiri Informationen zum Autor SHIRLEY CHEW, Emeritus Professor of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures, University of Leeds, UKJO COLLINS, University of Kent, UKBEN GRANT, University of Kent, UKDONNA LANDRY, Professor of English and American Literature, University of Kent, UKKAORI NAGAI, Assistant Lecturer, University of Kent, UKBENITA PARRY, Emerita Professor, University of Warwick, UKJUDITH PLOTZ, Professor of English, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USACAROLINE ROONEY, Director of the Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Research, University of Kent, UKRASHNA BATLIWALA SINGH, Visiting Professor, Colorado College, USA HARISH TRIVEDI, Professor of English, University of Delhi, IndiaCLAIRE WESTALL, Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, Warwick University, UK Klappentext Featuring an internationally distinguished list of contributors, Kipling and Beyond reassesses Kipling's texts and their reception in order to explore new approaches in postcolonial studies. The collection asks why Kipling continues to be a significant cultural icon and what this legacy means in the context of today's Anglo-American globalization. Zusammenfassung Featuring an internationally distinguished list of contributors! Kipling and Beyond reassesses Kipling's texts and their reception in order to explore new approaches in postcolonial studies. The collection asks why Kipling continues to be a significant cultural icon and what this legacy means in the context of today's Anglo-American globalization. Inhaltsverzeichnis Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; C.Rooney  & K.Nagai Kipling's Unloved Race: The Retreat from Modernity; B.Parry How 'The White Man's Burden' Lost Its Scare-Quotes: Kipling and the New American Empire; J.Plotz Empire's Children; D.Landry & C.Rooney The Alterity of Terror: Reading Kipling's 'Uncanny' India; J.Collins Kipling's Other Burden: Counter-narrating Empire; R.B.Singh 'Arguing with the Himalayas'?: Edward Said on Rudyard Kipling; H.Trivedi Blindness and the Idea of the Artist in Rudyard Kipling's They and Michael Ondaatje's Anil's Ghost ; S.Chew What They Knew of Nation and Empire: Rudyard Kipling and C. L. R. James; C.Westall Ex-patriotism; B.Grant  & K.Nagai Index...

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