Civility and Empire: Literature and Culture in British by Anindyo Roy

By Anindyo Roy

This e-book addresses the assumption of 'civility' as a manifestation of the fluidity and ambivalence of imperial strength as mirrored in British colonial literature and tradition. Discussions of Anglo-Indian romances of 1880-1900, E.M. Forster's The lifestyles to Come and Leonard Woolf's writings express how the attract civility had an important impression at the structure of colonial subject-hood and divulges 'civility' as an excellent trope for the ambivalence of imperial energy itself.

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