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Effeminism: The Economy of Colonial Desire

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Effeminism charts the flows of colonial desire in the works of British writers in India. Working on the assumption that desire is intensely political, historically constituted, and materially determined, the book shows how the inscriptions of masculinity in the fictions of Flora Annie Steel, Rudyard Kipling, and E. M. Forster are deeply implicated in the politics of coloni ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by University of Michigan Press (first published 1999)
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