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An Introduction To Post-Colonial Theory - Peter Childs

An Introduction To Post-Colonial Theory

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Published: 1st October 1996
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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.


"The book provides a concise, rich and lucid guide to the subject (...) This new introduction constitutes a worthy companion to the reader." "Interventions", 2000

Introduction: Points of Departure
Lines of Resistance Metropolitan Therorizing Said and Orientalism
Bhabha and Ambivalence
Spivak and the Subaltern
Intersections and Implications
Conclusion
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780132329194
ISBN-10: 0132329190
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 1st October 1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 14.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1