ENG 4285Y

Romanticism and British Colonialism

Selected Bibliography of Relevant Works

A.J. Bewell

* The following is only a selection of some of the materials relating to the topic of Romanticism and Colonialism.

Anderson, Warwick. "Excremental Colonialism: Public Health and the Poetics of Pollution." Critical Inquiry 21 (1995): 640-69.

Arnold, David, Colonizing the Body: State Medicine and Epidemic Disease in Nineteenth-Century India. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

______, ed. Imperial Medicine and Indigenous Societies. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988.

Barrell, John. The Infection of Thomas de Quincey: A Psychopathology of Imperialism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Baum, Joan. Mind-Forg'd Manacles: Slavery and the English Romantic Poets. North Haven, CT: Archon Books, 1994.

Bennett, Betty T. British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism: 1793-1815. New York: Garland, 1976.

bhabha, homi k. "Signs Taken for Wonders: Questions of ambivalence and authority under a tree outside Delhi, May 1817." in The Location of Culture. London and New York: Routledge, 1994): 111-12.

Bohls, Elizabeth. "The Aesthetics of Colonialism: Janet Schaw in the West Indies, 1774-1775." Eighteenth-Century Studies. 27 (1994): 363-90.

Collings, David. Wordsworthian Errancies: The Poetics of Cultural Dismemberment. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Comaroff, Jean. "The Diseased Heart of Africa: Medicine, Colonialism and the Black Body." Knowledge, Power, and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life. ed. Shirley Lindenbaum and Margaret Lock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. 305-29.

Crook, Nora, and Derek Guiton, Shelley's Venomed Malady. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Ebbatson, J. B. "Coleridge's Mariner and the Rights of Man." Studies in Romanticism 11 (1972): 171-206.

Ferguson, Moira. Subject to Others: British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834. New York: Routledge, 1992.

Fisch, Audrey A. "Plaguing Politics: AIDS, Deconstruction, and The Last Man." in The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond Frankenstein. ed. Audrey Fisch, Anne Mellor, and Esther Schor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Pp. 267-86.

Gilman, Sander L. Disease and Representation: Images of Illness from Madness to AIDS. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1988.

______. "The Hottentot and the Prostitute: Toward an Iconography of Female Sexuality." in Difference and Pathology. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1985, 76-108.

Harley, J. B. "Maps, Knowledge and Power." in The Iconography of Landscape: Essays on the Symbolic Representation, Design and Use of Past Environments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Kelsall, Malcom. "The Slave-Woman in the Harem," Studies in Romanticism 31 (1992) 315-332.

Leask, Nigel. British Romantic Writers and the East: Anxieties of Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Lee, Debbie. "Poetic Voodoo in KeatsŐs Lamia." TLS (Oct. 27, 1995): *

______. "Mapping the Interior: African Cartography and Shelley's The Witch of Atlas." European Romantic Review 8.2 (1997): 169-84.

Marshall, P. J. and Glyndwr Williams. The Great Map of Mankind: British Perceptions of the World in the Age of Enlightenment. London: J. M. Dent, 1982.

McLintock, Anne. Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Morton, Timothy. Shelley and the Revolution in Taste: The Body and the Natural World.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Nussbaum, Felicity. Torrid Zones - Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century Narratives (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995).

Pratt, Mary Louise Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. London and New York: Routledge, 1992.

Richardson, Alan. "Romantic Voodoo: Obeah and British Culture, 1797-1807." Studies in Romanticism 32 (Spring 1993): 3-28.

Richardson, Alan, and Sonia Hofkosh, ed. Romanticism, Race, and Imperial Culture, 1780-1834. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.

Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. New York: Vintage, 1994.

______. Orientalism. New York: Pantheon, 1978.

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. "Can the Subaltern Speak? Speculations on Widow Sacrifice." In Cary Nelson and Lawrence Grossberg, eds. Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture. London: Macmillan, 1988. 271-313.

______. "Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism." Critical Inquiry 12 (1985): 243-61.

Young, Robert C. Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race. New York: Routledge, 1995.

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Castle, Kathryn. Britannia's children: reading colonialism through children's books and magazines. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996.

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