Dissenters and mavericks : writings about India in English, 1765-2000 /

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Author / Creator: Sabin, Margery, 1940-
Format: Book
Imprint: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials
Summary:Dissenters and Mavericks reinvigorates the interdisciplinary study of literature, history, and politics through an approach to reading that allows the voices heard in writing a chance to talk back, to exert pressure on the presuppositions and preferences of a wide range of readers. Offering fresh and provocative interpretations of both well-known and unfamiliar texts--from colonial writers such as Horace Walpole and Edmund Burke to twentieth-century Indian writers such as Nirad Chaudhuri, V.S. Naipaul, and Pankaj Mishra--the book proposes a controversial challenge to prevailing academic methodology in the field of postcolonial studies.
Physical Description:viii, 239 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-232) and index.
Author Notes:Margery Sabin is at Wellesley College.