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An exploration of the intersection of colonialism and homosexuality in fiction and go back and forth writing from Robinson Crusoe to the current, this quantity brings jointly dynamic fields of educational inquiry: colonial discourse research, which considers literary texts as expressions of colonial strength; and queer thought, which interrogates the illustration, enforcement, and subversions of sexualities in literature and tradition.

These writers reexamine the paintings of Kipling, Conrad, Forster, Lessing, and others, starting from male event tales to postcolonial novels. This quantity will impress and tell readers interested by gender and sexuality, colonial background and literature, or with any of the works and authors revisited-and reexperienced-here.

Contributors: Anjali Arondekar, U of California, Santa Cruz; John C. Beynon, California country U, Fresno; Joseph A. Boone, USC; Sarah Cole, Columbia U; Lois Cucullu, U of Minnesota; Maria Davidis, Cornell; Dennis Denisoff, Ryerson U; Mark Forrester, U of Maryland; Terry Goldie, York U; Christopher Lane, Northwestern U; Tim Middleton, tub Spa U university, united kingdom; Hans Turley, U of Connecticut.

Philip Holden is assistant professor of English on the nationwide college of Singapore. Richard J. Ruppel is professor and chair within the division of English at Viterbo University.

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