Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism

@article{Spivak1985ThreeWT,
  title={Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism},
  author={G. Spivak},
  journal={Critical Inquiry},
  year={1985},
  volume={12},
  pages={243 - 261}
}
  • G. Spivak
  • Published 1985
  • History
  • Critical Inquiry
It should not be possible to read nineteenth-century British literature without remembering that imperialism, understood as England's social mission, was a crucial part of the cultural representation of England to the English. The role of literature in the production of cultural representation should not be ignored. These two obvious "facts" continue to be disregarded in the reading of nineteenth-century British literature. This itself attests to the continuing success of the imperialist… Expand
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