Colonial discourse/postcolonial theory

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .

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Subjects:

  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.,
  • Colonies in literature.,
  • Developing countries in literature.,
  • Imperialism in literature.,
  • Literature and history.

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Statementedited by Francis Barker, Peter Hulme and Margaret Iversen.
SeriesThe Essex symposia : literature/politics/theory, The Essex symposia
ContributionsBarker, Francis, 1952-, Hulme, Peter, 1948-, Iversen, Margaret.
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Paginationvi,288p. :
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL20503260M
ISBN 100719048761

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Post-colonial critics argue that Bertha, the foreign woman, is sacrificed so that British Jane can achieve self-identity. Their arguments suggest Rochester isn't as innocent as he claims; as a colonialist, he was in the West Indies to make money and to overpower colonized men and women.

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