A colonial by acquisition: ambivalent subjectivity in Agnes Keith's Land Below the Wind

  title={A colonial by acquisition: ambivalent subjectivity in Agnes Keith's Land Below the Wind},
  author={Simon Peter Hull and Mohamad Rashidi Mohd Pakri},
  journal={Studies in Travel Writing},
  pages={377 - 391}
This article analyses the representation of the colonial British in Land Below the Wind (1939), an autobiographical travelogue by Agnes Newton Keith, the American wife of a British colonial officer in North Borneo. Whilst acknowledging the book's expressions of affection and qualified support for the British and their empire, the focus of our reading will be on several dramatic moments of imaginative and empathetic transgression from the more detached and empirical, essentially patriarchal… 
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