In his new book, Bill Ashcroft gives us a revolutionary view of the ways in which post-colonial societies have responded to colonial control.
The most comprehensive analysis of major features of post-colonial studies ever compiled, Post-Colonial Transformation:
* demonstrates how widespread the strategy of transformation has been
* investigates political and literary resistance
* examines the nature of post-colonial societies' engagement with imperial language, history, allegory, and place
* offers radical new perspectives in post-colonial theory in principles of habitation and horizonality.
Post-Colonial Transformation breaks new theoretical ground while demonstrating the relevance of a wide range of theoretical practices, and extending the exploration of topics fundamentally important to the field of post-colonial studies.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter 1 Resistance; Chapter 2 Interpolation; Chapter 3 Language; Chapter 4 History; Chapter 5 Allegory; Chapter 6 Place; Chapter 7 Habitation; Chapter 8 Horizon; Chapter 9 Globalization; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Bill Ashcroft teaches at the University of New South Wales.
'Ashcroft's latest book provides interesting reading on hybridity and cross cultural diffucsion' - Rumina Sethi, Spectrum