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CHILDISHNESS, PRIMITIVISM AND THE PRIMITIVE AS CHILD IN THE ANTI- IMPERIALIST WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

@inproceedings{Petterson2010CHILDISHNESSPA,
  title={CHILDISHNESS, PRIMITIVISM AND THE PRIMITIVE AS CHILD IN THE ANTI- IMPERIALIST WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON},
  author={T. Petterson},
  year={2010}
}
  • T. Petterson
  • Published 2010
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  • ion of anyone or anything that stands in his way” (Hayes 174). Attwater shuts his eyes to the suffering of the natives he exploits, treating them “as something closer to dolls or toy soldiers than human beings” (175); indeed they are no more human to him than the pearls themselves, which Attwater describes as “„Gewgaws‟” (ET 210), a word defined by Bogle Petterson 64 the Oxford English Dictionary as a “gaudy trifle, plaything, or ornament” (my emphasis). His attitude exemplifies Aimé Césaire‟s… CONTINUE READING
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