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A case study in colonial Bildungskarikatur
Albert D. Pionke and Frederick Whiting

biography of Schleiermacher (1870) and later – more famously – in Poetry and Experience (1908), the term was coined in 1819 by Karl Morgenstern, a professor of aesthetics at the University of Dorpat, in a lecture entitled ‘Über das Wesen des Bildungsromans ’ [‘On the Nature of the Bildungsroman ’]. On Morgenstern's account, his neologism was prompted both in order to identify an emergent sub-category of the novel, and to advance the claim that the conceptual elements of this new genre were paradigmatic of the novel as such. Thus, the transformations that distinguish

in Comic empires
Hao Gao

gathering it hosted in Beijing from 1829 onwards – Zhanchun Ji ). He also states that it was a successor group to Xuannan Poetry Club ( Xuannan Shishe ). Also known as Xiaohan Shishe (Dispersing-the-Cold Poetry Club), Xuannan Poetry Club was believed to be a harbinger of China's reform or even anti-imperialist movement by Chinese intellectuals in the 1950s. From the 1960s, however, Chinese historians had begun to challenge this interpretation. They pointed out that the club was merely a traditional literary society which had nothing to do with the ‘progressive

in Creating the Opium War
Negotiations at the end of British rule in the Shan States of Burma (Myanmar)
Susan Conway

captured and forcibly resettled whole villages on the Thai side of the border and in towns like Chiang Mai. The muong system more or less collapsed following the military coup of 1962. What held the Shan together as a people was a unique culture. They practise a distinct form of Theravada Buddhism and have a belief system that incorporates spirit religion, astrology, cosmology, numerology and a belief in the power of nature and sacred objects. 4 Shan identity is expressed in language, literature and poetry, and in written scripts, some of which are now under threat

in Monarchies and decolonisation in Asia
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Hao Gao

characteristic of a particular family … They have indeed, both national music and national poetry, and both of them beautifully pathetick, but of painting, sculpture, of architecture, as arts of imagination, they seem (like other Asiaticks) to have no idea. 54 It was probably owing to these unfavourable views of China, which were becoming commonly held in eighteenth-century Britain, that Samuel Johnson

in Creating the Opium War
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Angela McCarthy

terms of abuse and endearment. Lonergan also points to connections between the Irish language and politics. 5 While the main sources for her investigation are newspapers, poetry and novels, we also catch glimpses of the Irish language in other sources written in the English language, including shipboard journals. Yet as David Fitzpatrick has reported, ‘Gaelic, admittedly, was a vernacular tongue which few had learned

in Scottishness and Irishness in New Zealand since 1840
Open Access (free)
Mary Chamberlain

Bim , 12 which emerged in the 1940s as a decisive regional cultural journal. Collymore also had a personal library to which he allowed pupils access. It was through Collymore that Lamming was introduced to the writings of, among others, Thomas Hardy and Joseph Conrad, and the poetry of Wilfred Owen. At a very young age Lamming could begin to imagine the cultural conditions of a new nationalism and

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Angela McCarthy

. They must put aside all petty differences, and unite in the service of their nation. 117 The Irish ethnic press in New Zealand, then, took an unambiguous stance on the issue of a united Ireland and made the tenor of the periodical explicitly political. The poetry of Irish authors, such as Padraic Pearse, also appeared in the pages of the

in Scottishness and Irishness in New Zealand since 1840
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Empire and music
Jeffrey Richards

contemplated the Empire’s dissolution until the 1940s suggests that such a policy would have commanded little electoral support, and even though the Labour Party gave India its independence in 1947, the Government expected to be ruling Africa for the foreseeable future. Music In view of the ubiquity of imperialism in fiction, painting, poetry and theatre, it would seem

in Imperialism and music
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Lamenting Livingstone
Justin D. Livingstone

also presents an opportunity to scrutinise a body of unexplored literature, a wealth of obituaries, eulogies and commemorative poetry, which delivered some of the foundation stones of Livingstone’s posthumous reputation. 3 Approaching these representations metabiographically entails attention to difference, to their located and historically contingent nature. In what follows I investigate the

in Livingstone’s ‘Lives’
The BBC’s Caribbean Voices
Glyne Griffith

to an invitation to contribute to the poetry magazine series, Voice , edited by George Orwell for the Indian Service. She read poetry over the airwaves alongside T. S. Eliot, William Empson and other notable literary figures. It was as a result of this experience that she devised a specifically Caribbean version of the same sort of programme

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain