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Postcolonial theory (II)

Joan Nordquist

Postcolonial theory (II)

literature and the arts : a bibliography

by Joan Nordquist

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Published by Reference and Research Services in Santa Cruz, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postcolonialism -- Bibliography.,
  • Postcolonialism in literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Postcolonialism and the arts -- Bibliography.,
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPostcolonial theory (2), Postcolonial theory (two), Literature and the arts
    Statementcompiled by Joan Nordquist.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesSocial theory,, no. 55
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7164.C7 N675 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3585138M
    LC Control Number2002283489
    OCLC/WorldCa44144517

      Book Description. Postcolonialism is a book that examines the influence of postcolonial theory in critical geographical thought and scholarship. Aimed at advanced-level students and researchers, the book is a lively, stimulating and relevant introduction to ‘postcolonial geography’ that elaborates on the critical interventions in social, cultural and political life this important subfield.   Published twenty years ago, Leela Gandhi’s Postcolonial Theory was a landmark description of the field of postcolonial studies in theoretical terms that set its intellectual context alongside poststructuralism, postmodernism, Marxism, and feminism. Gandhi examined the contributions of major thinkers such as Edward Said, Gayatri Spivak, Homi Bhabha, and the subaltern : Columbia University Press.

      Postcolonial theory 1. Postcolonial Theory Presentation by Irene Jade 2. What is ‘Post-colonialism’? Colonialism• control or governing influence of a nation over a dependent country, territory, or people. Post-colonialism• is an intellectual direction that exists since around the . 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.

    Download Contemporary Postcolonial Theory full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Contemporary Postcolonial Theory full free pdf books. Postcolonial theory is a body of thought primarily concerned with accounting for the political, aesthetic, economic, historical, and social impact of European colonial rule around the world in the.


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She argues that it is marked not by a politics of identity so much as its : Leela Gandhi. Awards Published twenty years ago, Leela Gandhi’s Postcolonial Theory was a landmark description of the field of postcolonial studies in theoretical terms that set its intellectual context alongside poststructuralism, postmodernism, Marxism, and feminism.

Postcolonial Theory is a ground-breaking critical introduction to the burgeoing field of postcolonial studies. Leela Gandhi is the first to clearly map out this field in terms of its wider philosophical and intellectual context, drawing important connections between postcolonial theory and poststructuralism, postmodernism, marxism and feminism/5.

The following books are the top books in postcolonial theory (followed by additional recommendations). The list is subjective and idiosyncratic, and, quite possibly, completely wrong. The list is in alphabetical order by author. The list is the grounding for an annotated and curated online bibliography for Oxford University Press.

The book is distinctive in its concern for the specific historical, material, and cultural contexts for postcolonial theory, and in its attempt to sketch out the ethical possibilities for postcolonial theory as a model for living with and knowing cultural difference lonial Tehory is a useful starting point for readers new to the field and a provocative account which opens possibilities.

Introduction. Postcolonial theory is a body of thought primarily concerned with accounting for the political, aesthetic, economic, historical, and social impact of European colonial rule around the world in the 18th through the 20th century.

Postcolonial theory takes many different shapes and interventions, but all share a fundamental claim: that the world we inhabit is impossible to. Postcolonial theory (or often post‐colonial theory) deals with the effects of colonization on cultures and societies and those societies' responses.

The study of the controlling power of representation in colonized societies began in the s with the work of Frantz Fanon and reached a climax in the late s with Edward Said's Orientalism.

‘Postcolonial ism ‘ is a label worn uneasily by practitioners of ‘postcolonial theory’, of ‘postcolonial history’, ‘postcolonial criticism’ or (more non-committally) of ‘postcolonial studies’. The ‘ism’ maintains (in some uses) pejorative connotations, as does the ‘theory’, especially for some critics whose.

Many of the philosophical sources of postcolonial theory can be found in the discourse of Marxism, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, structuralism, semiotics and postmodernism. Most of postcolonial thinking involves the demystification of canonical figures of Western philosophy.

Ph.D. Field Examination in Postcolonial Literatures The reading list for the Postcolonial Literatures Field Examination consists of two parts: A) the following list of primary and theoretical readings required of every Ph.D.

candidate writing the examination and B) a series ofreadings divided by. Postcolonial Theory Introduction. Imagine this: people come over to your house, while you're still living there, and decide to settle down. Permanently. They rearrange your furniture, force you to cook for them; they even tell you to say things like "'wicked"' instead of "'hella."'.

You'd ask them politely to leave, but every time you raise the subject they shush you and remind you they've got guns. Postcolonial Theory is a ground-breaking critical introduction to the burgeoning field of postcolonial studies. Leela Gandhi is the first to clearly map out this field in terms of its wider.

This book is an essential introduction to significant texts in postcolonial theory. It looks at seminal works in the ‘moments of their making’ and delineates the different threads that bind postcolonial studies.

Each chapter presents a comprehensive discussion of a major text and contextualises it in the wake of contemporary themes and by: 1. Book Description: A provocative and exemplary introduction to the field of postcolonial studies. eISBN: Subjects: Development Studies × Close Overlay Table of Contents Although postcolonial theory has been instrumental, over the last fifteen years or so, in bringing a new prominence to matters of colony and empire, it is.

Postcolonial thought is an intellectual approach that recognizes the importance of empire and colonialism in the making of the modern world, including the constitution of modern culture and knowledge.

Although postcolonial thought has resonated strongly in the academic humanities, this book explores its implications for social science and, in particular, social theory and : Julian Go.

Postcolonial Theory is a ground-breaking critical introduction to the burgeoing field of postcolonial Gandhi is the first to clearly map out this field in terms of its wider philosophical and intellectual context, drawing important connections between postcolonial theory and poststructuralism, postmodernism, marxism and : Leela Gandhi.

The book is distinctive in its concern for the specific historical, material, and cultural contexts for postcolonial theory, and in its attempt to sketch out the ethical possibilities for.

About the Series ‘Postcolonial Politics’ is a series that publishes books that lie at the intersection of politics and postcolonial theory.

That point of intersection once barely existed; its recent emergence is enabled, first, because a new form of ‘politics’ is beginning to make its appearance. Postcolonial theory has been challenged on several fronts: on its interdisciplinary competence, on the politics of its institutional location, and its implicit will to have power over other kinds of postcolonial analysis, many of which have been established for.

Postcolonialism is the critical 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 lands.

More specifically, it is a critical-theory analysis of the history, culture, literature, and discourse of (usually European) imperial power.The first student book to map out the philosophical and intellectual context of postcolonial theory; Explains for students the work of major theorists such as Edward Said, Gayatri Spivak and Homi Bhabha.Postcolonial Theories is a lively introduction to postcolonial theories, contexts and literatures which presents both the theory and practice to students in approachable and attractive ways.

Jenni Ramone includes discussion of a wide range of influential theorists such as Frantz Fanon, Homi Bhabha, Rey Chow, Edward Said, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Paul.