Edward Said: From Birmingham to Jamaica, 20 March 2003
Show More Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-67 by Catherine Hall.
Polity, 556 pp., £60, April 2002, 0 7456 1820 0Show More
“... these critics, but the realisation that writers like Conrad and Kipling, or Jane Austen and John Stuart Mill, thought and wrote without the natives in mind as an audience. An Indian or Jamaican woman reading Kim or Jane Eyre was able to bring to light the usually unstated colonial and male-dominated ideological assumptions behind the form of the novel ...”