Encyclopedia of the Literature of Empire
Surveys the world's greatest literature about empires and imperialism, written by citizens of these empires and the colonized people who lived under their rule. This book contains more than 200 A-to-Z entries that examine authors, classic works, themes, and concepts related to particular empires in history or the general topics of imperialism.
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476 Roman Empire Achebe Africa Akhmatova American Anna Anna Akhmatova anonymous Arabic Athenian Book British Empire Cambridge China Chinese Christian civil colonial conquest court Crusades culture D’Annunzio David death depicts Dinesen Dynasty emperor English epic Essays European exile Fables female feminist fiction French Empire German Gogol gothic Greek Hebrew hero historian History Holy human imperial India Isaac Bashevis Singer Islamic island Italian Empire Japanese Empire John Joseon Dynasty Joseph King Korean literary literature living London lore Mary Naipaul Napoleonic Empire Nara Period narrative nation native Nazi Empire Niccolò Niccolò Machiavelli novel novelist Orwell Ottoman Empire Oxford University Press Penguin Persian Poems poet political present-day Prince prison Rome’s Rudyard Kipling Russian Empire satire Shakespeare slave Song Sources Soviet Empire Spanish Empire Stevenson story storytelling tale Tang Dynasty Tantra tion Tolstoy Translated Travels V. S. Naipaul verse Virgil William wisdom women World writing wrote York