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Out of place [electronic resource] : Englishness, empire, and the locations of identity / Ian Baucom.

Baucom, Ian, 1967- (Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: English literature > 20th century > History and criticism.
National characteristics, English, in literature.
Commonwealth literature (English) > History and criticism.
English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
Group identity in literature.
Decolonization in literature.
Imperialism in literature.
Colonies in literature.
Race in literature.
Great Britain > Colonies > History.
England > Civilization.

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  • Physical Description: x, 249 p.
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1999.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-243) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Locating English Identity -- Ch. 1. The House of Memory: John Ruskin and the Architecture of Englishness -- Ch. 2. "British to the Backbone": On Imperial Subject-Fashioning -- Ch. 3. The Path from War to Friendship: E.M. Forster's Mutiny Pilgrimage -- Ch. 4. Put a Little English on It: C.L.R. James and England's Field of Play -- Ch. 5. Among the Ruins: Topographies of Postimperial Melancholy -- Ch. 6. The Riot of Englishness: Migrancy, Nomadism, and the Redemption of the Nation -- Afterword: Something Rich and Strange.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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