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Contemporary Postcolonial Theory

A Reader

by Padmini Mongia

  • 388 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by A Hodder Arnold Publication .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory,
  • Decolonization in literature,
  • Developing countries,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature, Modern,
  • Literatures,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Theory, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9695339M
    ISBN 100340652888
    ISBN 109780340652886

    The present paper Perspectives on Postcolonial Theory: Said, Spivak and Bhabha explores and defines postcolonial theory, its roots, development, major critics, principles, issues, covering area. Edward Said and Postcolonial Theory Disjunctured Identities and the Subaltern Voice other critic to be the "first academic book" to introduce the concept of "Post-colonial Studies" in the West (Duncan, ). Postcolonial theory is a contemporary school of thought. In that sense.

    Contemporary Postcolonial Theory by MONGIA PADMINI (EDITOR) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book Description: Contributors come from a number of disciplines: literature, anthropology, geography, sociology, and introduction is itself a major intervention in postcolonial theory, written by two leading younger scholars-one of whose work was recently discussed on the Editorial Page of theNew York to reformulate postcolonial theory and praxis out of an engagement.

    Mike Kent, in Digital Dialogues and Community , Postcolonial theory critiques the structure and processes of colonisation, imperialism, neo-colonialism, neo-imperialism and, indeed, the configuration of the postcolonial. The field of study traces its immediate origins back to the work of Edward Said, and more directly to his book, Orientalism, that was first published in 2 Said. Postcolonial Europe is an important and timely contribution that pushes the boundaries of postcolonial studies beyond the normative rhetoric of Centre and Periphery. This book unravels the complex articulations and formations of Europe, by interrogating the significance of its geography of powers as a series of performative manifestations of.


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This Reader is positioned at /5(4). There is a crisis in contemporary postcolonial theory: while an enormous body of challenging research has been produced under its auspices, severely critical questions about the validity and usefulness of this theory have also been raised.

This Reader is positioned at /5(18). This Reader is positioned at the juncture where it can address the conflicts in contemporary postcolonial theory. It makes available some of the 'classics' of the field; engages with the issues raised by contemporary practitioners; but also offers several of the arguments that.

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This Reader is positioned at the juncture where it can address Contemporary Postcolonial Theory book contestations. It makes available some of the "classics" of the field, engages with the.

in referring to hybridity in contemporary theory. Throughout this book I will work between vocabularies generated in the relationship of Francophone stud-ies to the more general field of (anglophone) postcolonial studies. Part of the reasoning for this is purely circumstantial in.

Neither critical race nor postcolonial theory can be understood apart from histories of anti-racist and anti-colonial political struggles. But while their specific histories may differ, what critical race and postcolonial theories share in common is the fact that they emerged out of—and represent intellectual challenges to—contexts of racial oppression.

About Contemporary Postcolonial Theory. There is a crisis in contemporary postcolonial theory: while an enormous body of challenging research has been produced under its auspices, severely critical questions about the validity and usefulness of this theory have also been raised.

This Reader is positioned at the juncture where it can address these contestations. Postcolonialism is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lonialism is a critical theory analysis of the history, culture, literature, and discourse of European imperial power.

The name postcolonialism is modeled on postmodernism, with which it. Hook’s book is a very good introduction to the relationship between postcolonial theory and psychology (and psychoanalysis). Drawing on works by Homi Bhabha, Frantz Fanon, and others, Hook analyzes anticolonial, postcolonial, and critical race theory approaches to and critiques of psychology.

The Postcolonial Contemporary is without doubt the most comprehensive, engaging, and provocative reflection on the status of the postcolonial thinking and the crisis of the present.

Informed by sophisticated theoretical thinking and a solid grasp of colonial and postcolonial history, this book will serve as a model for how collective. The Postcolonial Contemporary is without doubt the most comprehensive, engaging, and provocative reflection on the status of the postcolonial thinking and the crisis of the present.

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This Reader is positioned at the juncture where it can address these contestations/5(18). CHAPTER ONE Introduction: Hybridity in Contemporary Postcolonial Theory Examining Agency This book represents an attempt to align more closely the notion of hybridity in postcolonial studies with the exigencies that led to the founding of this academic discipline itself.

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"The Postcolonial Contemporary offers a striking set of vantage points to rethink the postcolonial present--at once a rich set of insights about the temporalities that postcolonial critique can animate and a riveting attentiveness to the political resources of earlier anticolonial struggles for grappling with new forms of imperial and capitalist subsumption.

Orientalism Edward Said's signature contribution to academic life is the book Orientalism. It has been influential in about half a dozen established disciplines, especially literary studies (English, comparative literature), history, anthropology, sociology, area studies (especially middle east studies), and comparative religion.

In a number of discursive spaces, but perhaps most especially in artworld discourse, the idea of the “contemporary” (as the reflexive name for a state of time or a state of being) has gained considerable traction. 1 Beyond the familiar busyness of academic theory, this speculative concept-making is part of an important and provocative attempt to give the question of the present—the time.

Postcolonial theory gives you total permission to bash that novel. "Sweet!" you're thinking, but hold your intellectual horses because reading a novel (or anything) postcolonially doesn't mean you get to hate a book just because you think it's boring.

Book; Published by: Fordham University Press; View Summary contents. View Citation; summary. This volume invokes the “postcolonial contemporary” in order to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character of the contemporary conjuncture, as well as to inquire into whether postcolonial criticism can adequately grasp it Cited by: 1.An Introduction to Post-Colonialism, Post-colonial Theory and.

Post-colonial Literature. practitioners credit Edward Said’s book Orientalism as being the founding work. It is transnational because contemporary postcolonial discourses are rooted in specific histories of cultural displacement, whether File Size: 38KB.Neither simply for nor against postcolonialism, the book seeks to cut across this false alternative and to think with postcolonial theory about political contemporaneity.

Many of the most influential frameworks of postcolonial theory were developed from the s to s, during what we may now recognize as the twilight of the postwar : Jini Kim Watson; Gary Wilder; Sadia Abbas.