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Representing the Mutiny: ‘Criminal’ India after 1857

UPAMANYU PABLO MUKHERJEE

in Crime and Empire: The Colony in Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Crime

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261055
eISBN:
9780191717475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261055.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter shows how the mutiny of 1857 produced a version of Indian criminality that further problematized the myth of the British rule of law. This may seem odd because the event is traditionally ... More


Magic and Machines at the Great Exhibition

Melissa Dickson

in Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 turns to the accumulation of goods at the Great Exhibition of 1851, which was frequently understood as another theatrical manifestation of the Arabian Nights, within the ‘fairy-tale’ ... More


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