The Spivak Reader: Selected Works of Gayati Chakravorty Spivak: Selected Works of Gayati Chakravorty Spivak [NOOK Book]

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Among the foremost feminist critics to have emerged to international eminence over the last fifteen years, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak has relentlessly challenged the high ground of established theoretical discourse in literary and cultural studies. Although her rigorous reading of various authors has often rendered her work difficult terrain for those unfamiliar with poststructuralism, this collection makes significant strides in explicating ...
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The Spivak Reader: Selected Works of Gayati Chakravorty Spivak: Selected Works of Gayati Chakravorty Spivak

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Overview

Among the foremost feminist critics to have emerged to international eminence over the last fifteen years, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak has relentlessly challenged the high ground of established theoretical discourse in literary and cultural studies. Although her rigorous reading of various authors has often rendered her work difficult terrain for those unfamiliar with poststructuralism, this collection makes significant strides in explicating Spivak's complicated theories of reading.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135217198
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 344
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is Avalon Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. She is the author of In Other Worlds, The Post-Colonial Critic (a book of interviews), Outside in the Teaching Machine, and most recently the translator of Imaginary Maps: Three Stories by Mahasweta Devi. All are published by Routledge. Donna Landry and Gerald MacLean are Associate Professors of English at Wayne State University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Reading Spivak 1
1 Bonding in Difference, interview with Alfred Arteaga (1993-94) 15
2 Explanation and Culture: Marginalia (1979) 29
3 Feminism and Critical Theory (1985) 53
4 Revolutions That As Yet Have No Model: Derrida's "Limited Inc." (1980) 75
5 Scattered Speculations on the Question of Value (1985) 107
6 More on Power/Knowledge (1992) 141
7 Echo (1993) 175
8 Subaltern Studies: Deconstructing Historiography (1985) 203
9 How To Teach a "Culturally Different" Book (1991) 237
10 Translator's Preface and Afterword to Mahasweta Devi, Imaginary Maps (1994) 267
11 Subaltern Talk: Interview with the Editors (1993-94) 287
12 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: A Checklist of Publications 309
Index 323
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