Robert J. C. Young is Julius Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature at New York University. His previous publications include "White Mythologies" (1990), "Colonial Desire" (1995), and "Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction" (2001).
Phil Young is a professor of Animation at Savannah College of Art and Design. Your previously worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation and Dreamworks Animation on such popular films as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Sinbad.
The Idea of English Ethnicity
In this major contribution to debates about English identity, leading theorist Robert J.C. Young argues that Englishness was never really about England at all. In the nineteenth century, it was rather developed as a form of long-distance identity for the English diaspora around the world.