There are 7 critical essays on Colonialism.
Critical Essays on Colonialism
14,680 words, approx. 49 pages
In the following extract, Green examines the different forms of heroism represented in popular boys' fiction during the nineteenth century.
12,922 words, approx. 43 pages
In the book-length study excerpted below, Brantlinger examines the genre he identifies as "imperial gothic," which uses spiritualism to emphasize the themes of regression, invasion, and the lack of British heroism. In this excerpt, the critic argues that the genre is symptomatic of the gradual disintegration of British imperialism towards the end of the nineteenth century.
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
9,599 words, approx. 32 pages
In the following essay, Spivak examines Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea, and Frankenstein to reveal the manner in which imperialist ideology structures the expression of nineteenth-century feminist individualism.
9,301 words, approx. 31 pages
In the following extract, Howe explores the depiction of British men and women in India in Victorian novels, focusing on the representation of women, younger sons, missionaries, and Anglo-Indians.
8,915 words, approx. 30 pages
In the following extract, Richards explores the connections between the discourses of morphology and monstrosity in Victorian fiction.
5,314 words, approx. 18 pages
In the following essay, McClure compares Kipling and Conrad to explore the conflicting racist and anti-imperialism discourses that inform their fictional works.
Zohreh T. Sullivan
4,971 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following essay, Sullivan argues that though the imperial subject was constructed in monolithic patriarchal and racist terms, the multiple discourses of imperialism disrupted this construction and provided a space for the voice of the "other," as is seen in Frankenstein.
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