Outside in the Teaching Machine

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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is one of the most pre-eminent postcolonial theorists writing today and a scholar of genuinely global reputation. This collection, first published in 1993, presents some of Spivak's most engaging essays on works of literature such as Salman Rushdie's controversial Satanic Verses, and twentieth century thinkers such as Jacques Derrida and Karl Marx. Spivak relentlessly questions and deconstructs power structures where ever they operate. In doing so, she provides a voice for those who can...

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Overview

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is one of the most pre-eminent postcolonial theorists writing today and a scholar of genuinely global reputation. This collection, first published in 1993, presents some of Spivak's most engaging essays on works of literature such as Salman Rushdie's controversial Satanic Verses, and twentieth century thinkers such as Jacques Derrida and Karl Marx. Spivak relentlessly questions and deconstructs power structures where ever they operate. In doing so, she provides a voice for those who can not speak, proving that the true work of resistance takes place in the margins, Outside in the
Teaching Machine
.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415964821
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/16/2008
  • Series: Routledge Classics Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942- ) is one of the world's leading writers on culture and 'the postcolonial.' She is currently the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Center for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University.

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Table of Contents

1. In a Word: Interview 2. More on Power/Knowledge 3. Marginality in the Teaching Machine 4. Woman in Differnce 5. Limits and Openings of Marx in Derrida 6. Feminism and Deconstruction, Again: Negotiations 7. French Feminism Revisited 8. Not Virgin Enough to Say That [S]he

Occupies the Place of the Other 9. The Politics of Translation 10. Inscriptions: Of Truth to Size 11. Reading The Satanic Verses 12. Sammy and Rosie Get Laid 13. Scattered Speculations of the Question of Culture Studies

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