Imperial Affliction: Eighteenth-Century British Poets and Their Twentieth-Century Lives

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???In many ways???, Robert J.C. Young writes, ???colonization from the very first carried with it the seeds of its own destruction.??? Imperial Affliction examines some ways in which Young's observation could be applied to problems of subjectivity and influence within the colonizing nations themselves, particularly eighteenth-century Britain. How might these ???seeds of destruction??? manifest themselves as problems of identity? How might the very selves with greatest access to self-affirmation - the idea of the empire, ...

Imperial Affliction: Eighteenth-Century British Poets and Their Twentieth-Century Lives 2010, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781433108723

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