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Relocating Postcolonialism - David Theo Goldberg

Paperback Published: 1st February 2002
ISBN: 9780631208051
Number Of Pages: 396

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Relocating Postcolonialism" is a major new collection that challenges many of the assumptions and discursive maneuvers of postcolonialism and assesses its relationship to other academic disciplines and fields of inquiry.

"Taken together, the diverse contributions to this book represent asustained attempt to bring postcolonial criticism into a dialoguewith some of the most pressing and enduring issues of our times. Icannot think of any other book that helps us to see so clearlywhere postcolonial criticism is headed." Dipesh Chakrabarty, University of Chicago

"This volume is a fine demonstration of the inexhaustibleconnectivity of postcolonialism-as-critical-thinking - notonly across academic disciplines and sociopolitical formations butalso across generations of scholars with divergent intellectualpractices. For anyone concerned with this major field of knowledge, it will prove a stimulating and rewarding read." Rey Chow, BrownUniversity

"This much needed collection indicates the continuingsignificance of postcolonial discourse today and its complexrelationship to fields such as critical race theory, ethnicstudies, and disability studies. The wide-ranging discussions willmake this volume particularly useful to scholars committed tocross-cultural exchanges." Sangeeta Ray, University ofMaryland


Introduction: Scale and Sensibility. (Ato Quayson and David Theo Goldberg).

1. In Conversation with Neeladri Bhattacharya, Suvir Kaul and Ania Loomba. (Edward Said).

2. Speaking of Postcoloniality, in the Continuous Present: A Conversation. (Homi Bhabha and John Comaroff).

3. Resident Alien? (Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak).

4. Directions and Dead-ends in Postcolonial Studies. (Benita Parry).

5. Racial Rule. (David Theo Goldberg).

6. Racist Visions for the Twenty-first Century: On the Cultural Politics of the French Radical Right. (Ann Stoler).

7. Breaking the Silence and a Break with the Past: African Oral Histories and the Transformations of the Atlantic Slave Trade in Southern Ghana. (Anne Bailey).

8. Forgotten Like a Bad Dream: Atlantic Slavery and the Ethics of Postcolonial Memory. (Barnor Hesse).

9. Connectivity, and the Fate of the Unconnected. (Olu Oguibe).

10. Towards (Re)Conciliation: The Post-Colonial Economy of Giving. (Pal Ahluwalia).

11. The Economy of Ideas: Colonial Gift and Postcolonial Product. (Zane Ma-Rhea).

12. Looking Awry: Tropes of Disability in Postcolonial Writing. (Ato Quayson).

13. Theorizing Disability. (Rosemarie Garland Thomson).

14. Nature, History and the Failure of Language: The Problem of the Human in Postapartheid South Africa. (John Noyes).

15. Passing as Korean-American. (Wendy Ann Lee).

16. Myths of East and West: Intellectual Property Law in Postcolonial Hong Kong. (Eve Darian-Smith).

17. A Flexible Foundation: Constructing A Postcolonial Dialogue. (Dawn Duncan).

18. Linguists and Postcolonial Literature: Englishes in the Classroom. (Laura Wright and Jonathan Hope).

19. Post-Scriptum (Francois Verges).


ISBN: 9780631208051
ISBN-10: 0631208054
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st February 2002
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.59 x 17.02  x 3.07
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 2