Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

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Out of Bounds focuses on the crucial role that conceptions of iconic colonial Indian spaces-jungles, cantonments, cities, hill stations, bazaars, clubs-played in the literary and social production of British India. Author Alan Johnson illuminates the geographical, rhetorical, and ideological underpinnings of such depictions and, from this, argues that these spaces operated as powerful motifs in the acculturation of Anglo-India. He shows that the bicultural, intrinsically ambivalent outlook of Anglo-Indian writers is acutely ...

Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement 2011, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824835217

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