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By Pramod K. Nayar

ISBN-10: 0415409195

ISBN-13: 9780415409193

ISBN-10: 0415759536

ISBN-13: 9780415759533

This ebook explores the formations and configurations of British colonial discourse on India via a analyzing of prose narratives of the 1600-1920 interval.


Arguing that colonial discourse frequently trusted aesthetic units so that it will describe and assert a level of narrative keep an eye on over Indian panorama, Pramod Nayar demonstrates how aesthetics supplied a vocabulary and representational modes for the British to build specific photos of India.


Looking in particular on the aesthetic modes of the marvellous, the tremendous, the chic, the picturesque and the luxuriant, Nayar marks the shift within the rhetoric – from the exploration narratives from the age of mercantile exploration to that of the ‘shikar’ memoirs of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century’s severe unique. English Writing and India presents a big new research of colonial aesthetics, while it extends present scholarship at the modes of early British representations of latest lands and cultures.

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