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Homi Bhabha : The Routledge Critical Thinkers - David Huddart

Homi Bhabha

The Routledge Critical Thinkers

Paperback Published: 20th December 2005
ISBN: 9780415328241
Number Of Pages: 202

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Homi K. Bhabha is one of the most highly renowned figures in contemporary post-colonial studies. This volume explores his writings and their influence on postcolonial theory, introducing in clear and accessible language the key concepts of his work, such as "ambivalence," "mimicry," "hybridity" and "translation." David Huddart draws examples from a range of fields including cultural theory, film and literary studies in order to illustrate the practical application of Bhabha's thought. Offering a starting point for readers new to this crucial theorist's sometimes complex texts, or support for those deepen their understanding of his work, this guidebook is ideal for students in the fields of literary, cultural and postcolonial theory.

'This is a superbly lucid, objective and illuminating entry into Bhabha's work. It is an excellent example of the usefulness and importance of the series itself.' - Bill Ashcroft, University of Hong Kong

Series editor's prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Abbreviationsp. xii
Why Bhabha?p. 1
Readingp. 13
The stereotypep. 35
Mimicryp. 57
The uncannyp. 77
The nationp. 101
Cultural rightsp. 123
After Bhabhap. 149
Further readingp. 171
Works citedp. 189
Indexp. 196
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ISBN: 9780415328241
ISBN-10: 0415328241
Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 202
Published: 20th December 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.4  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1