Independent Study (Lit 699): Imperialism in the British Novel

 

 Meeting One:

 

Behn, Aphra.  Oroonoko; Or, The Royal Slave.  Ed. Catherine Gallagher.  Bedford Cultural Editions, 1999. 

Aravamudan, Srinivas.  “Petting Oroonoko” Tropicopolitans.  Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1999.

 

Meeting Two:

Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver’s Travels.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2001.

Brown, Laura.  Reading Race and Gender: Jonathan Swift.”  Critical Essays on Jonathan Swift.  Ed. Frank Palmeri.  New York: G. K. Hall, 1993. 121-40.

Markley, Robert. “Gulliver and the Japanese: Limits of the Postcolonial Past.” MLQ 20 (2004).

 

Meeting Three:

Defoe, Daniel.  Robinson Crusoe. Ed. J. Donald Crowley. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Hulme, Peter.  “Robinson Crusoe and Friday.”  Post-Colonial Theory & English Literature.  Ed. Peter Childs.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 1999. 

Wheeler, Roxann.  “‘My Savage, ‘My Man’: Radical Multiplicity in Robinson Crusoe.”  Post-Colonial Theory & English Literature.  Ed. Peter Childs.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 1999. 

Shohat, Ella.  “Renegade Voices.” Unthinking Eurocentrism. London: Routledge, 1994.

 

Meeting Four:

Coetzee, J.M.  Foe.  New York: Penguin Books, reprinted 1988.

Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs and Steel. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1999.

 

Meeting Five:

Conrad, Joseph.  Heart of Darkness.  New York. W.W. Norton & Company, 4th Edition, 2005. 

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

 

Meeting Six:

Haggard, Rider. H. She.   New York: Oxford University Press, New Edition, 1998.

Said, Edward. Orientalism. New York: Vintage, 1979.

 

Meeting Seven:

Stoker, Bram.  Dracula. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997.

Arata, Stephen D. “The Occidental Tourist: Dracula and the Anxiety of Reverse Colonization.”  Victorian Studies: A Journal of the Humanities, Arts and Sciences 33.4 (1990 Summer): 621-645.

 

Meeting Eight:

Foster, E.M.  Passage to India.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. 

McClintock, Anne. Imperial Leather. 1st ed. London: Routledge, 1995. 

 

Meeting Nine:

Capstone; Brainstorming for the paper.