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By Francis O'Gorman

This quantity offers clean methods to vintage Victorian fiction from 1830-1900. Opens up for the reader the cultural global within which the Victorian novel was once written and browse. Crosses conventional disciplinary barriers. offers clean views on how Victorian fiction pertains to varied contexts, akin to type, sexuality, empire, psychology, legislations and biology.

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New York: Palgrave. Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1869; 1968) Explorations of the Highlands of Brazil; with a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. New York: Greenwood. Cain, P. J. and Hopkins, A. G. (1993) British Imperialism: Innovation and Expansion 1688–1914. London and New York: Longman. Collins, Wilkie (1868; 1986) The Moonstone. Harmondsworth: Penguin. —— (1860; 1974) The Woman in White. Harmondsworth: Penguin. Cohn, Bernard S. (1996) Colonialism and its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India.

Hall, Catherine (2002) Civilizing Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830–1867. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. —— (2000) Introduction: Thinking the postcolonial, thinking the empire. In C. ) Cultures of Empire: Colonizers in Britain and the Empire in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, pp. 1–33). New York: Routledge. Hardt, Michael and Negri, Antonio (2000) Empire. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press. Henry, Nancy (2002) George Eliot and Empire.

By way of Creighton’s fatherly intervention, which provides a formal counterpart to Kim’s informal education in the ways of empire, Kim and his expertise are almost seamlessly integrated into British expansionism in the form of Britain’s competition with Russia for control of Central Asia – a competition referred to, fittingly, as ‘the Great Game’. Whether empire provides a fictional space for securing manhood, as in Kim, or for problematizing it, as in She, it always stands in relation to Britain as an elsewhere, an other scene.

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