The Resource The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock, (electronic resource)

The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock, (electronic resource)

Label
The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography
Title
The intimate empire
Title remainder
reading women's autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Whitlock
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
By means of contextualized readings, this work argues that autobiographic writing allows an intimate access to processes of colonization and decolonization, incorporation and resistance, and the formation and reformation of identities which occurs in postcolonial space. The book explores the interconnections between race, gender, autobiography and colonialism and uses a method of reading which looks for connections between very different autobiographical writings to pursue constructions of blackness and whiteness, femininity and masculinity, and nationality. Unlike previous studies of autobiog
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitlock, Gillian
Dewey number
  • 809.93592072
  • 820.9/9287/09171241
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR9080.5
LC item number
.W47 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Literature, culture, and identity
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  • Prince, Mary
  • Commonwealth literature (English)
  • Autobiography
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Colonies in literature
  • Self in literature
Label
The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: In the pink: Empire and autobiography; 1 Autobiography and slavery: Believing the History of Mary Prince; 2 Settler subjects; 3 Travelling in memory of slavery; 4 Kenya: The land that never was; 5 Autobiography and resistance; 6 In memory of the colonial child; Select bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847142405
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000398980
  • (EBL)437014
  • (OCoLC)229370725
  • (SSID)ssj0000182159
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11190171
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000182159
  • (PQKBWorkID)10171617
  • (PQKB)11736824
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC437014
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000398980
Label
The intimate empire : reading women's autobiography, Gillian Whitlock, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: In the pink: Empire and autobiography; 1 Autobiography and slavery: Believing the History of Mary Prince; 2 Settler subjects; 3 Travelling in memory of slavery; 4 Kenya: The land that never was; 5 Autobiography and resistance; 6 In memory of the colonial child; Select bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847142405
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000398980
  • (EBL)437014
  • (OCoLC)229370725
  • (SSID)ssj0000182159
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11190171
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000182159
  • (PQKBWorkID)10171617
  • (PQKB)11736824
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC437014
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000398980

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