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White Man's Burdens: An Anthology of British Poetry of the Empire

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White Man's Burdens: An Anthology of British Poetry of the Empire - Brooks, Chris (Editor), and Faulkner, Peter (Editor)
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In 1898, notoriously, Kipling urged the imperialist nations to 'Take up the White Man's Burden' the following year, in Satan Absolved, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt angrily replied, 'The White Man's Burden, Lord, is the burden of his cash'. Such ideological conflicts - and a whole range of intermediate positions - feature in much of the poetry British writers produced about the British Empire over the four centuries of its rise and fall. The discourses of postcolonialism have drawn attention to the major and continuing significance ...

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White Man's Burdens: An Anthology of British Poetry of the Empire 1996, University of Exeter Press, Exeter

ISBN-13: 9780859894920

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White Man's Burdens: An Anthology of British Poetry of the Empire 1996, University of Exeter Press, Exeter

ISBN-13: 9780859894500

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