index
Abbey Theatre, 188, 219, 247
Achebe, Chinua, 4–5, 15 n. 16, 68 n.
2, 68 n. 12, 277, 303
Ackroyd, Peter, 116
Aeschylus, 118
Aesthetics, 1–12, 43–69, 70–72, 93–
94, 139–44, 151, 155–56, 156 n. 1,
162, 167, 181 n. 37, 189–90, 204–6,
215; aestheticism of 1890s and, 10,
186, 191–203; of decolonization,
185–88; education and, 74–75, 82–
86; experimentation and, 261. See
also Representation; Wilde, Oscar
Africa, 2, 6, 23, 34–35, 43–57, 68 n. 2,
91, 179 n. 13, 179 n. 20, 181 n. 41,
289, 291, 295–96, 301, 308; Azania as
Africa, 164–78. See also South Africa
Alasdair, Alasdair MacMhaighstir, 262
Ali, Agha Shahid, 297–98, 309 n. 27
Allan Quatermain (Haggard), 47, 50, 55
Alterity, 44, 71, 104, 295, 304, 307
America, 5, 28, 95–108, 111, 114–17,
220, 272, 298–99. See also North
America; South America
America and Cosmic Man (Lewis), 105
Anachrony, 9, 53, 57, 64–65
Anderson, Benedict, 106
Anglo-American literary history, 116
Anglo-British cultural model, 247
Anglo-Irish, 10–11, 196, 202, 228, 244
n. 9, 244 n. 11; Anglo-Irish Ascen-
dancy, 220; Anglo-Irish Treaty, 212,
233; gentry, 226–27; language and,
249; the Troubles and, 209, 227,
232–36
Anthropological turn, 194–95
‘‘Apeneck Sweeney’’ (T. S. Eliot), 111,
119
Ashbery, John, 303
Auden, W. H., 5, 269, 272, 307
Austen, Jane, 73–74, 86, 88 n. 8, 240
Authenticity, 93, 117, 127, 167–68,
211, 289; inauthenticity and, 136,
262
Avant-garde, 193, 283; art of, 95; liter-
ary devices of, 9
Bakhtin, M. M., 74–75, 84, 87, 88 n.
11, 89 n. 17, 296, 299, 309 n. 23
Baraka, Amiri, 290
‘‘Barbarity,’’ 162–66, 170, 181 n. 39,
188; vs. civilization, 169
Barnacle, Nora, 276
Bathos, 257–60; bathetic mode, 137,
141–52; India and, 148
Baudelaire, Charles, 200
Beckett, Samuel, 56, 247, 278
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