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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Near the Heart of the Imperial Ethic: Imperialism Patriarchy and the Boarding School in The Getting of Wisdom
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Dyson argues that the boarding school in The Getting of Wisdom is a site where the ideology of imperialism and patriarchy are dispensed, producing new children of the empire. Laura's resistance to this highlights the colonial discourse in the novel and suggests that Richardson wrote a radical critique of the culture within the walls of the school and the colonial world outside.

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