British Imperial Literature, 1870 1940: Writing and the Administration of Empire
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British Imperial Literature, 1870 1940: Writing and the Administration of Empire

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This book is a sweeping study of the way British writers used imperial service as a stage for dramatizing new modes of social order and self-consciousness. An expanding administrative machine, Bivona argues, naturalized and domesticated bureaucratic forms of social control, inscribing the ideals of service, submission, discipline, and renunciation in the hearts and minds o...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press (first published June 13th 1998)
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