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Under Western eyes

Balachandra Rajan

Under Western eyes

India from Milton to Macauley

by Balachandra Rajan

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Indic influences.,
  • Anglo-Indian literature -- History and criticism.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.,
  • British -- India -- Intellectual life.,
  • India -- Foreign public opinion, British.,
  • India -- Relations -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Relations -- India.,
  • India -- Historiography.,
  • India -- In literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBalachandra Rajan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR 129 I5 R35 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination267 p.;
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22141281M
    ISBN 100822322986
    LC Control Number98030447

    Under Western Eyes is about living in a time of revolutionary urgency, individual fragility in a delicate system, and personal honor. To summarize; Razumov, the 'Hero' is a university student in Russia post but pre who keeps to himself and has no real family and no close friends. A fellow student and a revolutionary, Victor Haldin /5(9). Joseph Conrad’s last overtly political novel, Under Western Eyes is considered to be one of his greatest works. Set in pre-Revolutionary Russia, the novel tells the story of a young student involuntarily involved in an assassination and explores themes of terrorism, surveillance, and the suffering of ordinary people caught up in political strife.

    Under Western Eyes () is a novel by Joseph Conrad. The novel takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva, Switzerland, and is viewed as Conrad's response to . In her essay, “Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses,” Chandra Talpade Mohanty explores the simplified construction of the “third-world woman” in hegemonic feminist discourses. In contrast, in her essay “US Third-World Feminism: The Theory and Method of. Bomb-throwing assassins, political repression and revolt, emigre revolutionaries infiltrated by a government spy: much of Under Western Eyes is more topical than we would wish. Set in Czarist Russia and in Geneva, and told through the Western eyes of Conrad's English narrator, we are given a somber but not entirely pessimistic view of the human dilemmas which are born of oppression and Pages:

    Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Published between the Russian revolutions of and , Under Western Eyes was to prove an eerily prophetic book. It first appeared serially in the North American Review and the English Review beginning in , though Conrad made numerous revisions for book publication. With 32 pages of publisher's advertisements at rear dated September Under Western Eyes () is a novel by Joseph Conrad. The novel takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva, Switzerland, and is viewed as Conrad's response to the themes explored in Crime and Punishment, Conrad being reputed to have detested Dostoevsky/5(13).


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedApr 24,  · This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.Under Western Eyes () is a novel by Joseph Conrad.

The novel takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva, Switzerland, and is viewed as Conrad's response to the themes explored in Crime and Punishment, Conrad being reputed to have detested Dostoevsky.Under Western Eyes is ebook novel of Tsarist Russia in which Joseph Conrad uses a personal story to illustrate the limits of political change and the concomitant dangers of blind allegiance to.