Culture and imperialism /Publication details: New York : Vintage Books, 1994.Edition: 1st Vintage books edDescription: xxviii, 380 pages ; 21 cmISBN:
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Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1993.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-361) and index.
I: Overlapping territories, intertwined histories -- Empire, geography, and culture -- Images of the past, pure and impure -- Two visions in Heart of darkness -- Discrepant experiences -- Connecting empire to secular interpretation -- II: Consolidated vision -- Narrative and social space -- Jane Austen and empire -- The cultural integrity of empire -- The empire at work: Verdi's Aida -- The pleasures of imperialism -- The native under control -- Camus and the French imperial experience -- A note on modernism -- III: Resistance and opposition -- There are two sides -- Themes of resistance culture -- Yeats and decolonization -- The voyage in and the emergence of opposition -- Collaboration, independence, and liberation -- IV: Freedom from domination in the future -- American ascendancy: the public space at war -- Challenging orthodoxy and authority -- Movements and migrations.
This book explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it.