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Author Herbert, Christopher, 1941-

Title War of no pity : the Indian Mutiny and Victorian trauma / Christopher Herbert.

Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  823.809358 HERB    AVAILABLE
Physical description 334 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Jingoism, Warmongering, Racism -- Chapter 1. Diabolical Possession and the National Conscience -- Chapter 2. Three Parables of Violence -- Chapter 3. The Culture of Retribution: Capital Punishment, Maurice Dering, Flotsam -- Chapter 4. The Mutiny in Victorian Historiography -- Chapter 5. The Infernal Kingdom of A Tale of Two Cities -- Chapter 6. Lady Audley's Secret: The Mutiny, the Gothic, and the Feminine -- Epilogue: Fiction Fair and Foul: Novels of the Mutiny.
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and history -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Polemics in literature.
India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 -- Literature and the rebellion.
India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 -- Historiography.
India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 -- Public opinion.
India -- In literature.
ISBN 9780691133324 (cloth : acid-free paper)