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Colonial India in Children's Literature


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Introduction: Children's Literature and Colonial India 1. (En)countering Conversion: Missionary Debates and Colonial Policy in Mary Sherwood's The History ofLittle Henry and his Bearer 2. Resisting Tipu: Taming the Tiger and Coming of Age in Barbara Hofland's The Captives in India 3. The Post-Mutiny Imperial Boy Hero: Bridging Cultural Divides in Sara Jeanette Duncan's The Story of Sonny Sahib 4. 'Macaulay's minutemen': The Mimic Men and the Subversion of Law in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Books 5. Trivializing Empire: The Topsy-Turvy World of Upendrakishore Ray and Sukumar Ray 6. Conclusion: The Postcolonial Legacy

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Supriya Goswami is Adjunct Professor of English at George Washington University, USA.

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