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Description - Colonialism and Grammatical Representation by Richard Steadman-Jones

A detailed study of Gilchrist's grammatical praxis which presents a picture of the complex relationship between grammatical inquiry and the politics of colonial discourse in the early years of the Indian Empire. * Develops a method of reading colonial grammars that acknowledges both the technical and the political dimensions of the text * Explores the political consequences of the choices that grammarians made that could easily elicit reactions of fear, confusion, and even contempt in colonial observers * Presents a picture of the complex relationship between grammatical inquiry and the politics of colonial discourse in the early years of the Indian Empire

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405161329
ISBN-10: 1405161329
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 150mm x 12mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Steadman-Jones

Richard Steadman-Jones teaches in the School of English at the University of Sheffield.