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By Maire ni Fhlathuin

The booklet lines the advance of British Indian literature from the early days of the 19th century during the Victorian interval. formerly unstudied poems and essays drawn from the thriving periodicals tradition of British India are tested along novels and travel-writing by means of authors together with Emma Roberts, Philip Meadows Taylor and Rudyard Kipling. Key occasions and matters of Victorian India - the legacy of the Hastings impeachment, the Indian 'Mutiny', the sati controversy, the increase of Bengal nationalism - are re-assessed inside of a twin literary and political context, emphasising the engagement of British writers with canonical British literature (Scott, Byron) in addition to the mythology and historiography of India and their very own responses to their fast atmosphere. Ní Fhlathúin examines representations of the adventure of being in India, in chapters at the poetry and prose of exile, and the dynamics of intake. She additionally analyses colonial representations of the panorama and societies of India itself, in chapters at the determine of the bandit / hero, woman organisation and self-sacrifice, and using historiography to enlist indigenous narratives within the venture of Empire.

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