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Empire writing : an anthology of colonial literature, 1870-1918 / edited with an introduction and notes by Elleke Boehmer.

Boehmer, Elleke, 1961- (Added Author).
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Robertson Library PR9085.E46 1998 37348007158603 STACKS Available -
Subject: Commonwealth countries > Literary collections.
Great Britain > Colonies > Literary collections.
Commonwealth literature (English)
Imperialism > Literary collections.
English literature > 19th century.
English literature > 20th century.

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  • ISBN: 9780192832658
  • ISBN: 0192832654 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: lvi, 507 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Oxford University Press, 1998.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [xliv]-liii) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword. from The competition wallah. An Indian railway ; The gulf between us / George Otto Trevelyan.
Early decades. Conclusion to inaugural lecture / John Ruskin -- Aboriginals / Anthony Trollope -- Civilian memoirs / John Beames -- The meeting with Stanley / David Livingstone -- The meeting with Livingstone / Henry Morton Stanley -- from Preface to Adam Lindsay Gordon's Poems / Marcus Clarke -- From the Clyde to Braidwood / 'Australie' (Emily Manning) -- from The light of Asia / Edwin Arnold -- The defence of Lucknow ; Opening of the Indian and Colonial Exhibition by the Queen / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- from The aims and methods of a liberal education for Africans / Edward Wilmot Blyden -- from Ancient ballads and legends of Hindustan. À mon père ; Sonnet : Baugmaree ; Sonnet : the lotus ; Our casuarina tree / Toru Dutt -- from The expansion of England / John Seeley -- Letter from Sungei Ujong, Malay Peninsula / Isabella Bird -- The legend of Solomon's mines / H. Rider Haggard -- Colonials and literature / Sara Jeannette Duncan -- His chance in life ; Christmas in India ; Giffen's debt ; Mandalay ; What the people said / Rudyard Kipling -- 1887 / A.E. Housman -- from The English in the West Indies / J.A. Froude -- from Froudacity / J.J. Thomas -- The duties of the mistress ; Bopolûchi ; In the permanent way / Flora Annie Steel -- A pipe of mystery / G.A. Henty.
1880s and 1890s Canadian poetry. War ; Said the canoe / Isabella Valancy Crawford -- Low tide on Grand Pré ; A vagabond song / Bliss Carman -- The pea-fields ; My trees / Charles G.D. Roberts -- Late November ; Among the orchards / Archibald Lampman -- The Onondaga madonna / Duncan Campbell Scott.
The bulletin writers of the 1890s. Clancy of the overflow ; The travelling post office ; Old Australian ways / A.B. ('Banjo') Paterson -- The drover's wife / Henry Lawson -- The tramp / Barbara Baynton -- from Introductory to The bulletin story book / A.G. Stephens.
Fin de siècle. from The ideal of a universal religion / Swami Vivekananda -- The king of Apemama : the royal trader / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Up country / Hugh Clifford -- The true conception of empire / Joseph Chamberlain -- from Trooper Halket of Mashonaland / Olive Schreiner -- Black ghosts / Mary Kingsley -- An outpost of progress / Joseph Conrad -- Jubilee night in Westmorland / William Watson -- Recessional ; The white man's burden / Rudyard Kipling.
The South African War (1899-1902). The Transvaal / Algernon Charles Swinburne -- To arms! / Alfred Austin -- An ABC, for baby patriots / Mrs. Ernest Ames -- Departure ; A Christmas ghost-story ; Drummer Hodge / Thomas Hardy -- from For England's sake. Remonstrance ; Pro rege nostro ; The choice of the will / W.E. Henley -- Grenadier / A.E. Housman -- Vitaï Lampada ; Peace ; April on Waggon Hill ; Sráhmandázi / Henry Newbolt -- from For England. Rome and another ; The inexorable law ; The true imperialism / William Watson -- The lesson / Rudyard Kipling -- The political significance of imperialism / J.A. Hobson.
Later decades. Love and death / Cornelia Sorabji -- from Colonial servants / Lady Mary Anne Barker -- from The golden threshold. Village-song ; Humayun to Zobeida ; Ode to H.H. the Nizam of Hyderabad ; To India / Sarojini Naidu -- from The bird of time. Songs of my city ; Song of Radha the milkmaid ; An anthem of love / Sarojini Naidu -- The British empire / George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon -- The object of passive resistance ; Charles Stewart Parnell, 1891 ; Transiit, non periit ; Hymn to the mother : bandemataram ; Revelation ; Rebirth / Sri Aurobindo -- The rise of Ram Din / Alice Perrin -- Ireland at the bar / James Joyce -- from Káshi / Edmund Candler -- Back to the bush / Stephen Leacock -- Pamela / Dorothea Fairbridge -- from Ethiopia unbound. As in a glass darkly ; African nationality / J.E. Casely Hayford -- from Walter Jekyll's Jamaican song and story. Oh General Jackson! ; The other day ; I have a news / Claude McKay -- from Songs of Jamaica. Cudjoe fresh from de lecture ; Old England ; My native land, my home / Claude McKay -- from Constab ballads. The apple-woman's complaint / Claude McKay -- If we must die / Claude McKay -- Poems from Gitanjali (song offerings) / Rabindranath Tagore -- Introduction to Gitanjali / William Butler Yeats -- Pipi on the prowl / B.E. Baughan -- How Pearl Button was kidnapped ; To Stanislaw Wyspianski ; The wind blows / Katherine Mansfield -- One night with the fugitives / Solomon T. Plaatje.
The South African War (1899-1902). The Transvaal / Algernon Charles Swinburne -- To arms! / Alfred Austin -- An ABC, for baby patriots / Mrs. Ernest Ames -- Departure ; A Christmas ghost-story ; Drummer Hodge / Thomas Hardy -- from For England's sake. Remonstrance ; Pro rege nostro ; The choice of the will / W.E. Henley -- Grenadier / A.E. Housman -- Vitaï Lampada ; Peace ; April on Waggon Hill ; Sráhmandázi / Henry Newbolt -- from For England. Rome and another ; The inexorable law ; The true imperialism / William Watson -- The lesson / Rudyard Kipling -- The political significance of imperialism / J.A. Hobson.
fterword. Pearls and swine / Leonard Woolf -- 'L'Irlanda alla sbarra' : the original Italian text of Joyce's 'Ireland at the bar' / James Joyce.

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