The intimate empire [electronic resource] : reading women's autobiography / Gillian Whitlock
- Whitlock, Gillian, 1953-
- London ; New York : Cassell, 2000.
- Physical Description:
- viii, 232 p. ; 24 cm.
- Restrictions on Access:
- License restrictions may limit access.
- Machine generated contents note: I Autobiography and slavery: Believing the History of Mary Prince -- Black and white -- The 'history' of Mary Prince -- Marginalia: oppositional reading -- Mr Pringle: editor -- Miss Strickland: the 'other' woman -- Authorization: reading the body of the slave -- Volatile bodies -- The return of Mary Prince -- 2 Settler subjects -- Blood and milk: Roughing It in the Bush -- Colonizer and colonized -- Grosse Isle, summer 1832 -- Emigration in the time of cholera -- Conduct books: The Backwoods of Canada -- Autobiography and adjacency: Mr and Mrs Moodie -- Domesticity: the race made flesh -- 3 Travelling in memory of slavery -- Britannia's daughters -- Jamaica: the legacy of the plantation -- The Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole -- Creole travelling -- Mary Gaunt: writing a master narrative -- The Buckra lady -- Romance and slavery -- 4 Kenya: The land that never was -- Finding Karen Blixen -- Quartet; Blixen, Simpson, Markham and Huxley -- Dystopian autobiography: The Land That Never Was -- Autobiography at Independence: :The flaine Trees of Thika -- Out of Africa: the biography of the white hunter -- The new pioneer: West with the Night -- Smoke and mirrors -- 5 Autobiography and resistance: -- Reading across the South -- Autobiography after Soweto -- Call Me Woman -- Black Australian autobiography -- Sally Morgan and Ruby Langfrd Ginibi: the making -- of Aboriginality -- Black writers/white readers -- Bodiless women -- 6 In memory of the colonial child -- Autobiography ad topia -- A Childhood Perceived: Penelope Lively -- Under My Skin: Doris Lessing -- Rhodesia: the lost world -- Accessing the pst -- Reading across the Straits -- Connected reading: the agency of the reader -- Select bibliography -- Index.
- Prince, Mary. History of Mary Prince, a West Indian slave
- Commonwealth literature (English)—Women authors—History and criticism
- Autobiography—Women authors
- English prose literature—19th century—History and criticism
- English prose literature—20th century—History and criticism
- Women and literature—Commonwealth countries
- Imperialism in literature
- Colonies in literature
- Self in literature
- 0304705993 (hbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -220) and index.
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