British Colonial Realism in Africa (Innbundet)

Inalienable Objects, Contested Domains

Serie: Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 245
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780230378001
Omtale British Colonial Realism in Africa
What role do objects play in realist narratives as they move between societies and their different systems of value as commodities, as charms, as gifts, as trophies, or as curses? This book explores how the struggle to represent objects in British colonial realism corresponded with historical struggles over the material world and its significance.

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