Spectacles of Decline: A Symposium on the Waning British Empire

Jed Esty

Vartan Gregorian Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Jed Esty is the author of A Shrinking Island: Modernism and National Culture in England (Princeton, 2004) and Unseasonable Youth: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development (Oxford, 2012). He is currently working on a minigraph entitled Downslope: Cultures of Decline from Britain to America and a monograph entitled Cold War Victorians: How the British Imagination Shaped American Power.

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