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British Imperial Literature, 1870 1940: Writing and the Administration of Empire
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 June 19th 2008 by Cambridge University Press
(first published June 13th 1998)
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