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Paul Scott: The Raj Quartet and Staying On John Lennard

Paul Scott: The Raj Quartet and Staying On

John Lennard

Published May 9th 2014
ISBN : 9781282040472
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101 pages
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A study of Scotts four great novels of British India - The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils - and of the popular coda, Staying On.Part 1. Life and Works: An Overview1.1 Paul Mark Scott,MoreA study of Scotts four great novels of British India - The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils - and of the popular coda, Staying On.Part 1. Life and Works: An Overview1.1 Paul Mark Scott, 1920–781.2 Work to 19641.3 The Raj Quartet and Staying On , 1964–77Part 2. Facts, Fictions, and Verisimilitude: Representing the British Raj2.1 Geography2.2 History2.3 BiographyPart 3. ‘Coming to the end of themselves as they were’: Witnessing Imperial Decay3.1 The Civil3.2 The MilitaryPart 4. ‘There’s nothing I can do’: Embodying Personal Nullity4.1 Edwina Crane4.2 Daphne Manners4.3 Barbie Batchelor4.4 Sarah LaytonPart 5: Class and Silence5.1 Neo-Puritanism and the ‘Split Century’, 1850–19505.2 Ronald Merrick as Antagonist5.3 Ronald Merrick as ProtagonistPart 6. Dreams, Nightmares, & Realpolitik: Representing India (and Pakistan)6.1 Mohammed Ali Kasim, Gandhi-ji, and the Congress6.2 Sayed Kasim, Jinnah, and the Muslim League6.3 Ahmed Kasim, Pandit Baba, and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh6.4 Hari Kumar as Good and Unknown Indian6.5 Tusker and Lucy Smalley: Staying OnAppendix 1: Granada TV’s adaptations of ScottAppendix 2: Critics’ Corner and Further ReadingBibliography