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Author Sudan, Rajani

Title Fair exotics : xenophobic subjects in English literature, 1720-1850 / Rajani Sudan
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2002


Description 1 online resource (200 pages)
Series [New cultural studies]
New cultural studies.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Institutionalizing Xenophobia: Johnson's Project -- 2. De Quincey and the Topography of Romantic Desire -- 3. Mothered Identities: Facing the Nation in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft -- 4. Fair Exotics: Two Case Histories in Frankenstein and Villette -- Afterword -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Summary "An original and elegant work that will make signal contributions to the fields of eighteenth-century studies and Romanticism, and to the study of British nationalism and colonialism."--Adela Pinch, University of Michigan
Notes Series statement on jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-188) and index
Notes In English
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
Exoticism in literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Xenophobia -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Xenophobia -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Foreign countries in literature.
Noncitizens in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Noncitizens in literature.
English literature.
Exoticism in literature.
Foreign countries in literature.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Literary criticism.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Literary criticism.
Critiques littéraires.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780812203769