Book 2001

England Through Colonial Eyes in Twentieth-Century Fiction

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ISBN: 978-1-349-40898-6 (Print) 978-0-230-59927-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introduction: ‘Mother Country’

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      Pages 1-6

      Introduction: ‘Mother Country’

  3. Mapping Some Territory

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      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-32

      Colouring the English

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      Pages 33-55

      ‘A Literature of Belonging’: Re-writing the Domestic Novel

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      Pages 56-75

      ‘Learning Me Your Language’: England in the Postcolonial Bildungsroman

  4. Author Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Chapter

      Pages 79-90

      Katherine Mansfield and the Rejection of England

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      Pages 91-103

      Looking from ‘This Curious Limbo’: Jean Rhys

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      Pages 104-115

      A ‘Very Backward Country’: Christina Stead and the English Class System

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      Pages 116-127

      The London Observer: Doris Lessing

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      Pages 128-142

      Made in England: V.S. Naipaul and English Fiction(s)

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      Chapter

      Pages 143-156

      Black Families in Buchi Emecheta’s England(s)

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      Pages 157-170

      ‘Ellowen, Deeowen’: Salman Rushdie and The Migrant’s Desire

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      Pages 171-182

      Liberating ‘contrasting spaces’: David Dabydeen

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 183-207