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Author Rajan, Balachandra.

Title Under western eyes : India from Milton to Macaulay / Balachandra Rajan
Published Durham, NC : Duke University Press, [1999]
©1999

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Description 267 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Preliminary Navigations -- 1. The Lusiads and the Asian Reader -- 2. Banyan Trees and Fig Leaves: Some Thoughts on Milton's India -- 3. Appropriating India: Dryden's Great Mogul -- 4. James Mill and the Case of the Hottentot Venus -- 5. Hegel's India and the Surprise of Sin -- 6. Feminizing the Feminine: Early Women Writers on India -- 7. Monstrous Mythologies: Southey and The Curse of Kehama -- 8. Understanding Asia: Shelley's Prometheus Unbound -- 9. Macaulay: The Moment and the Minute -- Afterword: From Center to Circumference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anglo-Indian literature -- History and criticism.
British -- India -- Intellectual life.
English literature -- Indic influences.
English literature -- History and criticism.
India -- Foreign public opinion, British
India -- Relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Relations -- India.
India -- Historiography.
India -- In literature.
LC no. 98030647
ISBN 082232279X acid-free paper
0822322986 paperback acid-free paper