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Week 9 Coming Home: Colonial Travellers to Britain

Core Readings:

Antoinette Burton, ‘Making a Spectacle of Empire: Indian Travellers in fin-de-siecle London, History Workshop Journal, 42 (1996), 126-46.

Antoinette Burton, ‘Tongues Untied: Lord Salisbury’s “Black Man” and the Boundaries of Imperial Democracy’, Comparative Studies in Society and History, 42 (2000), 632-66.

Angela Woollaott, ‘The Colonial Flaneuse: Australian Women Negotiating Turn-of-the-Century London’, Signs, 25 (2000), 761-87.


Further Readings:

Antoinette Burton, At the Heart of the Empire: Indians and the Colonial Encounter in Late Victorian Britain (1998).

Sara Mills, Discourses of Difference: An Analysis of Women’s Travel Writing and Colonialism (1991).

Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation (1992).

Angela Woollacott, To Try Her Fortunes in London: Australian Women, Colonialism and Modernity (2001).