© 1991

Literature and Imperialism

  • Robert Giddings

Part of the Insights book series

About this book


This collection of essays is concerned with the impact of the experience of empire upon the literary imagination as far as Ireland, Africa and India are concerned. These essays examine the manner in which British imperial experience has been expressed in literature. The contributors discuss Conrad, Forster, Ballantyne, Rushdie, Lawrence of Arabia, Anglo-Irish writers, and such popular classics as 'The Four Feathers'. There is a select bibliography to encourage further reading.


Africa African empire England English literature fiction god imperialism integration kitchen literature

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Giddings
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Communication and MediaDorset InstituteUK

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