Civility and Empire: Literature and Culture in British India, 1822-1922

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a
administration:
in Ceylon 169 ;
colonial 3-4 , 11-12 , 64-5 , 71 , 80 , 119-20 , 138-9 , 164-5
adventure, tales, colonial 92-3
adventurers, women 57-8
Adventures of a Younger Son (Trelawny) 20 , 21 , 39 , 43 , 44 , 52 , 53 , 192
alterity:
colonial 50 , 59 , 72 , 73-4 ;
in D. H. Lawrence 184 ;
in E. M. Forster 136 ;
figures of 8 , 14 , 21 , 34 , 51 , 55-6 ;
Jewish 42 ;
in Walter Scott 55 , 58
ambivalence:
textual 9-10
Anglo-Indian romance 21 , 90 , 91-7 , 100 , 107 , 114 , 121 , 194 ;
and the frontier sensibility 103
Anstey, F. 4 ;
Baboo Jabberjee179 , 184-6
anti-Semitism 38 , 54-5
Arnold, Mathew 7 , 18-19 , 189
Aspects of the Novel (Forster) 126 , 133 , 142
Austen, Jane:
Sense & Sensibility12
Autobiography (John Stuart Mill) 24-5 , 29 , 61 , 62-4 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 72-7 , 78 , 80 , 81 , 89 , 193

b
baboo (also babu): 3 , 5 , 6-7 , 11 , 12-13 , 16-17 , 25 , 31 , 35 , 184-6 , 188 ;
in Baboo Jabberjee184-6 ;
civility of 13 ;
competition 2 , 4 ;
hybridity of 9 ;
in Kim4 , 6-7 , 12-13 , 17 , 19 ;
language of 5 , 188
Behn, Aphra 7
Bengal 5 , 7
Bengali 18
Benjamin, Walter 132-3
Bentham 74
Bhabha, Homi 9-10 , 20 , 48 , 75 ;
on John Stuart Mill 67
Bildungsroman24 , 67 , 193
biopolitics 25 , 27-8
biopower 23 , 171-2
Bloomsbury 146-7 , 151 , 153 , 157-8 , 164 ;
aesthetics 150
bureaucracy:
bureaucratic work 153 , 175 ;
in A Son of Empire101 ;
colonial 23-4 , 70 , 85 , 185 ;
in Leonard Woolf 147

c
cadet:
colonial 43-6 , 194
Calcutta Review2-5 , 16-19 , 92 , 187 , 188 , 189
Cambridge Apostles 151
Caruth, Cathy 153-4 , 198
character:
Indian 86-7
Chatterjee, Partha 31 , 187
Christianity 134-5 , 137 , 141
citizenship 3 ;
see also nation, nationality
civic virtue 10
civil 5 ;
conduct 178 ;
discourse 9 ;
identity 10 ;
rule among aboriginal peoples 130 ;
self 8 ;
services 2 , 4 , 7 , 119-20 , 194 ;
society 129
civility:
and civil governance 64 ;
colonial
power relations, implicit in 8 ;
definition of 7 , 9 , 10 , 19-20 , 33 , 125 ;
and discipline 11 , 61 ;
in Edmund Spenser 10 ;
and education 1-4 ;
elusiveness of 5 , 8 , 12 , 125 , 143 , 157 , 21 ;
genealogy of 32 ;
and gentlemanly behavior 100 ;
in Jane Austen 12 ;
and language 5 , 6 , 7 ;
and liberalism 25 ;
and metropolitan identity 8 , 31 , 34 , 149 ;
missionary 24 , 124 ;
and naturalization 16 ;
normative role of 10-11 , 15-17,18 , 19-20 , 23 , 42 , 60 , 178 ;
“sly” 9 , 20 ;
social behavior and 7 , 10 , 12 ;
see also norm, normativity
civilization 132 , 197 ;
idea of 17 ;
in Lawrence 182 ;
rivalry between civilizations 102

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Colonial Civility and the Regulation of Social Desire 34
  • 2 - Writing the Liberal Self 61
  • 3 - Policing the Boundaries 90
  • 4 - Savage Pursuits 122
  • 5 - Civility and the Colonial State of Body in Leonard Woolf 144
  • Conclusion 178
  • Notes 187
  • References and Bibliography 200
  • Index 213
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