Suburbia, Ressentiment, and the End of Empire in A Passage to India

Kuchta, Todd
June 2003
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Summer2003, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p307
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines the way the suburban subtext of "A Passage to India" intimates imperial dissolution by reflecting a shift in the organization of colonial cities during the early twentieth century. Description of imperial society as a representation of a typical London, England suburban; Discussions of place often link nostalgia with feelings of contentment; Definition of nostalgia.


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