Secondary Sources on Nation and Empire

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The name of Munjal's Book
Imagined Geographies
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Munjal 1
"factitious binary between the self and other"
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Munjal 2
"the English identity marginalises that which defines it foreign spaces, colonised territories and the colonised subject"
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The name of Spivak's book
Three Women's Text and a Critique of Imperialism
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Spivak
Impossible to "read nineteenth-century British literature without remembering that imperialism without remembering that imperialism [...] was a crucial part of the cultural representations of England".
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Ian Baucom book
Out of Place
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Baucom
"Englishness has consistently been defined through appeals to the identity-endowing properties of place"
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Said book
Culture and Imperialism
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Said on the Empire
"the empire functions as a codified, if only marginally visible, presence in fiction
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Said on Imperialism
"Imperial possessions are usefully there, anonymous and collective, as the outcast population".
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Said on Imperium
"allowed decent men and women to [...] think of the imperium as a protracted, almost metaphysical obligation to rule subordinate, inferior, or less advanced peoples".
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Said on the Backdrop of Empire
"allusions to the facts of Empire [...] constitute [...] a structure of attitude and reference".
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"factitious binary between the self and other"

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Munjal 1

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"the English identity marginalises that which defines it foreign spaces, colonised territories and the colonised subject"

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Three Women's Text and a Critique of Imperialism

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Impossible to "read nineteenth-century British literature without remembering that imperialism without remembering that imperialism [...] was a crucial part of the cultural representations of England".

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