The Location of Culture

2nd Edition

By Homi K. Bhabha

© 2004 – Routledge

440 pages

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Paperback: 9780415336390
pub: 2004-08-31
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About the Book

Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture, he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and liminality to argue that cultural production is always most productive where it is most ambivalent. Speaking in a voice that combines intellectual ease with the belief that theory itself can contribute to practical political change, Bhabha has become one of the leading post-colonial theorists of this era.

About the Author

Homi K Bhabha (1949- ) Born into the Parsi community of Bombay, Bhabha is a leading voice in postcolonial studies. He is currently Professor of English and Afro-American Studies, Harvard University

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART023000
ART / Popular Culture
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LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General