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Author Paxton, Nancy L., 1949-
Title Writing under the Raj : gender, race, and rape in the British colonial imagination, 1830-1947 / Nancy L. Paxton.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1999.

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Author Paxton, Nancy L., 1949-
Subject India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- Politics and government -- 1765-1947.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 338 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-313) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585263957 (electronic bk.)
9780585263953 (electronic bk.)
0813526019 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0813526000 (alk. paper)
9780813526003
0813526000
0813560454
9780813560458
OCLC # 45730600
Additional Format Print version: Paxton, Nancy L., 1949- Writing under the Raj. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1999 0813526019 (DLC) 98019522 (OCoLC)39292772
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Orientalizing Rape1
1Rape, the Body, and the Sacrifices of Desire: British Romantic Poetry and Representations of the Colonial Harem37
2The Temple Dancer: Eroticism and Religious Ecstasy84
3Mobilizing Chivalry: Rape in National Epics about the Indian Uprising of 1857109
4Hostage to History: The Rani of Jhansi in Romances about the Indian Mutiny137
5Lost Children: Nationalism and the Reinscription of the Gendered Body165
6Mixed Couples: The New Woman and Interracial Marriage193
7Modernism, Irony, and the Erasure of Rape: Recontextualizing A Passage to India229
 Conclusion: A Glance at Rape in Postcolonial Fiction267
 Notes273
 Bibliography293
 Index315


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