Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India (Social Foundations of Aesthetic Forms)

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Describes the introduction of English studies in India under British rule and its function as an effective form of political control

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Gauri Viswanathan is Professor of English and Comparative Litera\ ture at Columbia University.

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"Will make a significant contribution to the field."--Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University
"Intellectually lively and well written."--Richard Fox, Duke University
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"Intellectually lively and well written."--Richard Fox, Duke University
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