achieved — at a cost — the eradication of poverty and illiteracy. But I don't think I could find a place in China, because I am still too much of an individual and I still believe too strongly in personal expression, (p. 137)
Well, go to Benares. Go to the ghats and you will see that communism is a million miles away, maybe on the moon. There are such ingrained habits, religious habits. I am talking of 49 the multitude now, I am not talking of the educated, the young students, and, of course, everything falls back on education and the spread of education. . . . Only through education could it happen, (p. 139)
29. This term, and the ensuing argument, is taken from James Clifford. See James Clifford, 'On Ethnographic Allegory', in James Clifford and George E. Marcus (eds.). Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, 1986.
30. Ibid., p. 98.
31. Ibid, p. 100.
34. James Clifford refers to De Man's critique of the valorization of symbols over allegory. Ibid.
35. Ibid, p. 101.
36. Ibid, p. 102.
37. Ibid, p. 111.
38. Ibid, p. 114.
39. Raymond Williams, The Country and the City, quoted in James Clifford, ibid.