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In Other Worlds: Essays In Cultural Politics
     

In Other Worlds: Essays In Cultural Politics

by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
 

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In this classic work, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, one of the leading and most influential cultural theorists working today, analyzes the relationship between language, women and culture in both Western and non-Western contexts. Developing an original integration of powerful contemporary methodologies – deconstruction, Marxism and feminism –

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In this classic work, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, one of the leading and most influential cultural theorists working today, analyzes the relationship between language, women and culture in both Western and non-Western contexts. Developing an original integration of powerful contemporary methodologies – deconstruction, Marxism and feminism – Spivak turns this new model on major debates in the study of literature and culture, thus ensuring that In Other Worlds has become a valuable tool for studying our own and other worlds of culture.

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A celebrity in academia . . . [she] creates a stir wherever she goes.
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'A celebrity in academia . . . [Spivak] creates a stir wherever she goes.' - The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135070816
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Routledge Classics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
440
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, (b. 1942) Regarded to be one of the most important figureheads of postcolonial studies. Born in India, she is a professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University in New York.

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