The Memsahib in 1857 Mutiny Fiction
In the ideology of the British Raj, the “civilized” and “refined” Englishwoman, in sharp contrast to the veiled and “degraded” Indian woman in need of rescue, was seen as a marker of British superiority. The memsahib or the colonial Englishwoman out on her “civilizing mission” has been considerably visible in Indian cinema…
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Mitra, C. . (2016). Ravished Angels:: The Memsahib in 1857 Mutiny Fiction. Crossings: A Journal of English Studies, 7, 8–15. Retrieved from https://journals.ulab.edu.bd/index.php/crossings/article/view/155
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