Beyond East and West: the Meaning and Significance of Kim’s Great Game

Altre Modernità. 2014;0(11):10-20 DOI 10.13130/2035-7680/4040

 

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Journal Title: Altre Modernità

ISSN: 2035-7680 (Print)

Publisher: Università degli Studi di Milano

Society/Institution: Università degli studi di Milano

LCC Subject Category: Language and Literature: Literature (General)

Country of publisher: Italy

Language of fulltext: Spanish; Castilian, Italian, French, English

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Alessandro Vescovi (Università degli Studi di Milano)

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Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 5 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

In his essay Wilson also inaugurates the fortunate metaphor of East and West (epitomised by the lama Teshoo and Colonel Creighton) as parallel worlds that never meet, less than ever at the end of the novel. Subsequent criticism, including Said’s highly influential introduction to the Penguin edition of Kim