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Resistance and reconstruction of the image of ‘Self’ and ‘Other’: a passage to India and Things Fall Apart

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dc.contributor.advisor Azim, Firdous
dc.contributor.author Alam, Musrat
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-29T05:19:44Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-29T05:19:44Z
dc.date.copyright 2018
dc.date.issued 2018-08
dc.identifier.other ID 13203007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/10781
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English, 2018. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 36-39).
dc.description.abstract This dissertation analyses the process of resistance and reconstruction of colonial relations and identities under imperial rule. I will look at the continuous efforts of the West to bring the East within its cultural and religious terrain, in order to understand the process of resistance and its consequences on colonial relations. Post- Colonial theories used terms such as ‘Other’ and ‘Self’, which help us to identify the cost of resistance and thus the need to reconstruct these binary identities within colonial boundaries. The role of imperial power and imposed knowledge to suppress colonized identities as the ‘Other’ is also a focal point in the dissertation. The thesis looks at two novels to demonstrate this process. These novels highlight both the colonized and colonizers’ perspectives of each other. With the help of the examples from the novels, the dissertation also focuses on the events that result in the light of the cultural exchanges. The reason I chose these two novels is because of the subtle representation of colonial relations to demonstrate the process of resistance and reconstruction within colonial discourse. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Musrat Alam
dc.format.extent 39 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Colonial relation en_US
dc.subject Other en_US
dc.subject Self en_US
dc.subject India en_US
dc.subject Things Fall Apart en_US
dc.title Resistance and reconstruction of the image of ‘Self’ and ‘Other’: a passage to India and Things Fall Apart en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B.A. in English


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