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Great Writers Inspire: Colonial Writers
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The writers included in this collection of resources present richer understandings of ... More

The writers included in this collection of resources present richer understandings of exactly what it means to be a "colonial", to be writing from a "colony". If it is the short stories of Rudyard Kipling, with their subtle critiques of Anglo-Indian society, the bleak ambivalence of Joseph Conrad's winding syntax, or the outright anti-imperial critiques of Olive Schreiner, these writers configure a space that can be considered at least postcolonial, if not anti-colonial, into their fiction. Less

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Elleke Boehmer
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Great Writers Inspire: Political Literature
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This section brings together resources from the across the Great Writers Inspire site to illustrate how these can be used as a starting point for exploration of or classroom discussion about the political aspects of literature. The 'Approaching Political Literature' essay introduces a series of topics and questions and gives examples of resources to explore. It is aimed at teachers, students and anyone who is interested in literature who wants to put text into context and be inspired by Great Writers. Less

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Great Writers Inspire: Rudyard Kipling
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Great Writers Inspire presents an illuminating collection of Rudyard Kipling resources curated ... More

Great Writers Inspire presents an illuminating collection of Rudyard Kipling resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes audio lectures and short talks, downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources. Less

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Kipling, the Elton John of his age?
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Professor Elleke Boehmer discusses why Kipling's writing, and his poetry of the ... More

Professor Elleke Boehmer discusses why Kipling's writing, and his poetry of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in particular, launched him to international fame across the British Empire. By comparing him to contemporary popular figures such as Elton John and Paul McCartney, she offers insight into how Kipling's verse captured the popular imagination of the common people throughout the age of imperialism. This audio recording is part the Interviews on Great Writers series presented by Oxford University Podcasts. Less

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Victorian Literature and Culture, Spring 2003
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British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. Authors studied ... More

British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. Authors studied may include Charles Dickens, the Brontes, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, and Alfred Lord Tennyson. Discussion of many of the era's major developments such as urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, and bureaucratization. Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; syllabi vary. Less

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Buzard, James
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