From Simianized Irish to Oriental Despots: Heathcliff, Rochester and Racial Difference

Michie, Elsie
January 1992
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter92, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p125
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines racial differences in Ireland and the Orient, as discussed by such writers as Raymond Williams and Charles Kingsley. Review of Williams' book `Politics and Letters: Interviews with New Left Review'; Kingsley's letters exemplifying his awareness of the complex problem of Irish racial difference; His imbrication in Victorian racist and imperialist logic; Examples of Bronte novels showing details of the way Victorians engaged in a variety of imperial fantasies; More.


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