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1st Edition

An Introduction To Post-Colonial Theory

ISBN 9781315847481
Published June 6, 2014 by Routledge
250 Pages

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Book Description

The first book of its kind in the field, this timely introduction to post- colonial theory offers lucid and accessible summaries of the major work of key theorists such as Frantz Fanon, Edward Said.Homi Bhabha and Gayatri Spivak. The Guide also Explores the lines of resistance against colonialism and highlights the theories of post-colonial identity that have been responsible for generating some of the most influential and challenging critical work of recent decades. Designed for undergraduates and postgraduates taking courses related to colonialisn or post-colonialism, the book summarieses the major topics and issues as well as covering the contributions of major and less familiar figures in the field.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Points of Departure. 2. Lines of Resistance Metropolitan Therorizing Said and Orientalism. 3. Bhabha and Ambivalence. 4. Spivak and the Subaltern. 5. Intersections and Implications. 6. Conclusion. 7. Notes. Index.

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