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Notes on Burmese Days (Week 9, Part I)

October 19, 2009 by praseeda · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

TOPIC OF CLASS In their presentation, Jingxuan and Frederick focused on the discourses of Power in Orwell’s Burmese Days and how these discourses reinforce each other insecuring the dominant ideology of the Imperial hegemony. 1. Jingxuan, in the first half of the presentation, explored the theoretical framework of power in Burmese Days by borrowing Michel […]

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‘Positions’ of reading

September 9, 2009 by hoyuying · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Reading the Achebe reading, I couldn’t help but feel that he was taking a lot of Conrad’s racism too personally. Then, in the course of reading up for my presentation, I came across a reading by Nina Pelikan Straus, “The Exclusion of the Intended from Secret Sharing in Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness””. Straus talks about […]

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