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Coda

Christopher Hanlon

in America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Coda links the expressions of telegraphic optimism in two antebellum lithographs to the larger recall of affection that characterizes U.S. regard for England near the end of the Civil War. It ... More


The Beginnings of English Literary Study

Gauri Viswanathan

in Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171694
eISBN:
9780231539579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171694.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how English literature came to Indian education history through the passage of the Charter Act in 1813. The significance of the Charter Act lies in the commitment instructed ... More


Introduction

Gauri Viswanathan

in Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171694
eISBN:
9780231539579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171694.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter sets out the book's aim which is to demonstrate that the discipline of English in India emerged in an age of colonialism, and to argue that no serious account of its ... More


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