British Colonial Realism in Africa: Inalienable Objects, Contested Domains

Springer
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What role do objects play in realist narratives as they move between societies and their different systems of value as commodities, as charms, as gifts, as trophies, or as curses? This book explores how the struggle to represent objects in British colonial realism corresponded with historical struggles over the material world and its significance.
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About the author

DEBORAH SHAPPLE SPILLMAN is assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of Oregon, USA.
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
May 4, 2012
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Pages
245
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ISBN
9780230378018
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Language
English
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Genres
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
Literary Criticism / African
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Modern / 19th Century
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / General
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