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Fair exotics : xenophobic subjects in English literature, 1720-1850 / Rajani Sudan.

Sudan, Rajani. (Author).
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Subject: English literature > 18th century > History and criticism.
Exoticism in literature.
English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
Xenophobia > Great Britain > History > 18th century.
Xenophobia > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Foreign countries in literature.
Aliens in literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780812203769
  • ISBN: 0812203763
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2002.

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General Note: Series statement on jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-188) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Institutionalizing Xenophobia: Johnson's Project -- 2. De Quincey and the Topography of Romantic Desire -- 3. Mothered Identities: Facing the Nation in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft -- 4. Fair Exotics: Two Case Histories in Frankenstein and Villette -- Afterword -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Summary: "An original and elegant work that will make signal contributions to the fields of eighteenth-century studies and Romanticism, and to the study of British nationalism and colonialism."--Adela Pinch, University of Michigan.
Language Note: In English.
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