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ERIC Number: EJ829879
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
Modernity and Empire: A Modest Analysis of Early Colonial Writing Practices
Jeyaraj, Joseph
College Composition and Communication, v60 n3 p468-492 Feb 2009
During colonial times, various British Indian educational institutions and practices, including writing pedagogies at these institutions, introduced modernity to British India. This essay explains the manner in which some students internalized modernity and in their writings used modernist beliefs and premises to critique some precolonial Indian discourses. (Contains 16 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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