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Anxieties of Empire and the fiction of intrigue, Yumna Siddiqi

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Anxieties of Empire and the fiction of intrigue
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Anxieties of Empire and the fiction of intrigue
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Yumna Siddiqi
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Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on late nineteenth- and twentieth-century stories of detection, policing, and espionage by British and South Asian writers, Yumna Siddiqi presents an original and compelling exploration of the cultural anxieties created by imperialism. She suggests that while colonial writers use narratives of intrigue to endorse imperial rule, postcolonial writers turn the generic conventions and topography of the fiction of intrigue on its head, launching a critique of imperial power that makes the repressive and emancipatory impulses of postcolonial modernity visible. Siddiqi devotes
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Anxieties of Empire and the fiction of intrigue, Yumna Siddiqi
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Anxieties of Empire and the fiction of intrigue, Yumna Siddiqi
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/sidd13808
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-268) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Colonial anxieties and the fiction of intrigue -- Imperial intrigue in an English country house -- Sherlock Holmes and "the cesspool of Empire": the return of the repressed -- The fiction of counterinsurgency -- Intermezzo: postcolonial modernity and the fiction of intrigue -- Police and postcolonial rationality in Amitav Ghosh's The circle of reason -- "Deep in blood": Roy, Rushdie, and the representation of state violence in India -- "The unhistorical dead": violence, history, and narrative in Michael Ondaatje's Anil's ghost -- Conclusion: "power smashes into private lives": cultural politics in the new Empire
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1 online resource (xi, 290 pages)
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one file format
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online
Isbn
9780231510868
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00639493
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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