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Narcissism of Empire

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Informationen zum Autor Diane Simmons is an associate professor of English at the City University of New York - Borough of Manhatt... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Diane Simmons is an associate professor of English at the City University of New York - Borough of Manhattan Community College. Dr Simmons has published two previous monographs! Jamaica Kincaid and Maxine Hong Kingston! as well as two novels. An excerpt from The Narcissism of Empire was awarded the Heinz Kohut prize. Klappentext Widely read in the age of British imperialism! the five writers studied here have allowed millions to participate vicariously in the imperial project. The authors being - Thomas De Quincey! Robert Louis Stevenson! Arthur Conan Doyle! Rudyard Kipling! and Isak Dinesen. "This is a remarkable account of the emotional inner world of the western imperialist. Simmon's scholarship is comprehensive, insightful, complex, and very intelligent." --Professor Marshall W. Alcorn Jr., George Washington University Zusammenfassung Widely read in the age of British imperialism! the five writers studied here have allowed millions to participate vicariously in the imperial project. The authors being - Thomas De Quincey! Robert Louis Stevenson! Arthur Conan Doyle! Rudyard Kipling! and Isak Dinesen. Inhaltsverzeichnis Loss! Rage and Revenge: The Narcissist's Needs; Thomas De Quincey: Dreams of China; Robert Louis Stevenson: Imperial Escape; Conan Doyle: The Curse of Empire; Rudyard Kipling: Black Sheep; Isak Dinesen: A Passion for Africans; Afterword: WTC! September 11; Indian "Mutiny"! 1857 -- Two Studies in the Psychology of Embattled Superpower; Index.

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Widely read in the age of British imperialism, the five writers studied here have allowed millions to participate vicariously in the imperial project. The authors being - Thomas De Quincey, Robert Louis Stevenson, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, and Isak Dinesen.



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Loss, Rage and Revenge: The Narcissist's Needs; Thomas De Quincey: Dreams of China; Robert Louis Stevenson: Imperial Escape; Conan Doyle: The Curse of Empire; Rudyard Kipling: Black Sheep; Isak Dinesen: A Passion for Africans; Afterword: WTC, September 11; Indian "Mutiny", 1857 -- Two Studies in the Psychology of Embattled Superpower; Index.

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Titre: Narcissism of Empire
Sous-titre: Loss, Rage & Revenge in the Works of Thomas De Quincey, Robert Louis Stevenson, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling & Isak Dinesen
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Code EAN: 9781845191573
ISBN: 978-1-84519-157-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Sussex Academic Press
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 148
Poids: 242g
Taille: H229mm x B153mm x T10mm
Année: 2006