The Resource Imperium of the soul : the political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists, Norman Etherington

Imperium of the soul : the political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists, Norman Etherington

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Imperium of the soul : the political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists
Title
Imperium of the soul
Title remainder
the political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists
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Norman Etherington
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eng
Summary
Some of the most compelling and enduring creative work of the late Victorian and Edwardian Era came from committed imperialists and conservatives. Their continuing popularity owes a great deal to the way their guiding ideas resonated with modernism in the arts and psychology. The analogy they perceived between the imperial business of subjugating savage subjects and the civilised ego's struggle to subdue the unruly savage within generated some of their best artistic endeavours. In a series of thematically linked chapters Imperium of the soul explores the work of writers Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad, Rider Haggard and John Buchan along with the composer Edward Elgar and the architect Herbert Baker. It culminates with an analysis of their mutual infatuation with T. E. Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia - who represented all their dreams for the future British Empire but whose ultimate paralysis of creative imagination exposed the fatal flaw in their psycho-political project. This transdisciplinary study will interest not only scholars of imperialism and the history of ideas but general readers fascinated by bygone ideas of exotic adventure and colonial rule
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Etherington, Norman
Dewey number
809/.93358
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.I465
LC item number
E84 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in imperialism
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  • Lawrence, T. E.
  • Imperialism in popular culture
  • Imperialism in popular culture
  • Lawrence, T. E.
  • Imperialism in popular culture
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Great Britain
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Imperium of the soul : the political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists, Norman Etherington
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 246 pages
Isbn
9781526106056
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
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illustrations, plans
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  • (OCoLC)972103244
  • (OCoLC)ocn972103244
Label
Imperium of the soul : the political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists, Norman Etherington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 246 pages
Isbn
9781526106056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972103244
  • (OCoLC)ocn972103244

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