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Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory: A Reader
     

Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory: A Reader

by Patrick Williams
 
Provides an in-depth introduction to debates within post-colonial theory and criticism. The many contributors include Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Edward Said, Anthony Giddens, Anne McClintock, Stuart Hall, Paul Gilroy, and bell hooks.

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Provides an in-depth introduction to debates within post-colonial theory and criticism. The many contributors include Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Edward Said, Anthony Giddens, Anne McClintock, Stuart Hall, Paul Gilroy, and bell hooks.

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A wide-ranging collection of texts, written between the 1950s and 1992, approaching post-colonialism from the perspective of cultural theory, and suggesting the full scope of the debates in the post- colonial area. The volume is divided into six sections: theorizing colonized cultures and anti-colonial resistance; theorizing the West; theorizing gender; theorizing post-coloniality--intellectuals and institutions; theorizing post-coloniality--discourse and identity; and reading from theory. Includes a substantial bibliography. Paper edition (unseen), $17.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745014913
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2006

Meet the Author

Patrick Williams is currently Senior Lecturer in the Department of Literature and Languages at Nottingham Trent University. Laura Chrisman is a Lecturer in English in the School of African and Asian Studies at the University of Sussex.

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