The Location of Culture

The Location of Culture

by Homi K. Bhabha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415016355

ISBN-13: 9780415016353

Pub. Date: 03/15/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In Location of Culture, Homi Bhabha sets out the conceptual imperative and political consistency of the post-colonial intellectual project. In a provocative series of essays, Bhaba explains why the post-colonial critiquwe has altered forever the landscape of postmodern

discourse.

Higher Education)

that theory itself can contribute to practical political

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Overview

In Location of Culture, Homi Bhabha sets out the conceptual imperative and political consistency of the post-colonial intellectual project. In a provocative series of essays, Bhaba explains why the post-colonial critiquwe has altered forever the landscape of postmodern

discourse.

Higher Education)

that theory itself can contribute to practical political change (Voice Literary Supplement)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415016353
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/15/1994
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Locations of culture1
1The commitment to theory19
2Interrogating identity: Frantz Fanon and the postcolonial prerogative40
3The other question: Stereotype, discrimination and the discourse of colonialism66
4Of mimicry and man: The ambivalence of colonial discourse85
5Sly civility93
6Signs taken for wonders: Questions of ambivalence and authority under a tree outside Delhi, May 1817102
7Articulating the archaic: Cultural difference and colonial nonsense123
8DissemiNation: Time, narrative and the margins of the modern nation139
9The postcolonial and the postmodern: The question of agency171
10By bread alone: Signs of violence in the mid-nineteenth century198
11How newness enters the world: Postmodern space, postcolonial times and the trials of cultural translation212
12Conclusion: 'Race', time and the revision of modernity236
Notes257
Index277

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