Kipling And Beyond: Patriotism, Globalisation and Postcolonialism by C. Rooney

Kipling And Beyond: Patriotism, Globalisation and Postcolonialism

EditorC. Rooney, K. Nagai

Hardcover | October 13, 2010

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Featuring an internationally distinguished list of contributors, Kipling and Beyond reassesses Kiplings texts and their reception in order to explore new approaches in postcolonial studies. The collection asks why Kipling continues to be a significant cultural icon, and what this legacy means in the context of todays Anglo-American globalisation.

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CAROLINE ROONEY is the Director of the Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Research at the University of Kent, UK. She is the author of African Literature, Animism and Politics (2000) and Decolonising Gender (2007). Her current research, funded by the ESRC and AHRC, is on Radical Distrust.KAORI NAGAI teaches at the University of Kent...
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Title:Kipling And Beyond: Patriotism, Globalisation and PostcolonialismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224466

ISBN - 13:9780230224469

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction--C.Rooney &--K.Nagai
Limits to the Renewals of Critical Perspectives on Kipling--B.Parry
How The White Mans Burden Lost Its Scare-Quotes: Kipling and the New American Empire--J.Plotz
Kipling and Ondaatje and the Idea of the Artist--S.Chew
What They Knew of Nation and Empire: The Interwoven Questioning of Rudyard Kipling and C. L. R. James--C.Westall
A New Orientalism?: Edward Said on Kipling--H.Trivedi 
The Alterity of Terror: Reading Kiplings Uncanny India--J.Collins
Empires Children--D.Landry &--C.Rooney
Ex-patriotism--B.Grant &--K.Nagai
Index