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By Julia M. Wright

During this leading edge research Julia M. Wright addresses hardly requested questions: how and why does one colonized state write approximately one other? Wright specializes in the best way nineteenth-century Irish writers wrote approximately India, exhibiting how their very own adventure of colonial subjection and unfulfilled nationwide aspirations knowledgeable their paintings. Their writings exhibit sympathy with the colonised or oppressed humans of India as a way to unsettle nineteenth-century imperialist stereotypes, and reveal their very own competition to the belief and fact of empire. Drawing on Enlightenment philosophy, reports of nationalism, and postcolonial idea, Wright examines fiction by means of Maria Edgeworth and woman Morgan, gothic stories by means of Bram Stoker and Oscar Wilde, poetry through Thomas Moore and others, in addition to a big selection of non-fiction prose. In doing so she opens up new avenues in Irish experiences and nineteenth-century literature.

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