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The Post-Colonial Studies Reader

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9780415345644

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1/13/2006
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Summary

The Postcolonial StudiesReaderis the essential introduction to the most important texts in post-colonial theory and criticism. Updating and expanding the coverage of the highly successful first edition, this second edition now offers 121 extracts from key works in the field, arranged in clearly introduced sections on: Issues and Debates Universality and Difference Representation and Resistance Nationalism Hybridity Indigeneity Ethnicity Race Feminism Language The Body and Performance History Place Education Production and Consumption Diaspora Globalization Environment The Sacred Leading figures in the areas of post-colonial writing, theory and criticism are represented, as are critics who are as yet less well-known. As in the first edition, theReaderranges as widely as possible in orderto reflect the remarkable diversity of work in the discipline and the vibrancy of anti-imperialist writing both within and without the metropolitan centres. Covering more debates, topics and critics than any comparable book in its field,The Postcolonial Studies Readerprovides the ideal starting point for students and issues a potent challenge to the ways in which we think and write about literature and culture.

Table of Contents

List of figures
xvii
Preface xix
Acknowledgements xxi
General Introduction
1(4)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Introduction to the Second Edition
5(4)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
PART ONE Issues and Debates
Introduction to Part One
9(5)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
The Occasion for Speaking
14(5)
George Lamming
The Economy of Manichean Allegory
19(5)
Abdul R. JanMohamed
Orientalism
24(4)
Edward W. Said
Can the Subaltern Speak?
28(10)
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Signs Taken for Wonders
38(6)
Homi K. Bhabha
Problems in Current Theories of Colonial Discourse
44(7)
Benita Parry
The Scramble for Post-Colonialism
51(6)
Stephen Slemon
Colonialism and Culture
57(5)
Nicholas B. Dirks
The Nature of Things: Arrested Decolonization and Critical Theory
62(4)
Biodun Jeyifo
The Intimacy of Tyranny
66(7)
Achille Mbembe
PART TWO Universality and Difference
Introduction to Part Two
71(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Colonialist Criticism
73(4)
Chinua Achebe
Heroic Ethnocentrism: The Idea of Universality in Literature
77(3)
Charles Larson
Western Mathematics: The Secret Weapon of Cultural Imperialism
80(4)
Alan J. Bishop
Jameson's Rhetoric of Otherness and the `National Allegory'
84(5)
Aijaz Ahmad
The Critique of Eurocentrism
89(6)
Tsenay Serequeberhan
PART THREE Representation and Resistance
Introduction to Part Three
93(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Resistance, Opposition and Representation
95(4)
Edward W. Said
Post-Colonial Literatures and Counter-Discourse
99(3)
Helen Tiffin
Unsettling the Empire: Resistance Theory for the Second World
102(5)
Stephen Slemon
The Rhetoric of English India
107(2)
Sara Suleri
Colonialism, Racism and Representation
109(4)
Robert Stam
Louise Spence
Networks of Resistance
113(6)
Elleke Boehmer
PART FOUR Nationalism
Introduction to Part Four
117(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
National Culture
119(4)
Frantz Fanon
Imagined Communities
123(3)
Benedict Anderson
Nationalism as a Problem
126(2)
Partha Chatterjee
The National Longing for Form
128(4)
Timothy Brennan
Dissemination: Time, Narrative, and the Margins of the Modern Nation
132(2)
Homi K. Bhabha
What Ish My Nation?
134(5)
David Cairns
Shaun Richards
PART FIVE Hybridity
Introduction to Part Five
137(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Fossil and Psyche
139(4)
Kirsten Holst Petersen
Anna Rutherford
Named for Victoria, Queen of England
143(3)
Chinua Achebe
Of the Marvellous Realism of the Haitians
146(4)
Jacques Stephen Alexis
Marvellous Realism: The Way Out of Negritude
150(2)
Michael Dash
Creolization in Jamaica
152(3)
Edward Kamau Brathwaite
Cultural Diversity and Cultural Differences
155(3)
Homi K. Bhabha
The Cultural Politics of Hybridity
158(7)
Robert Young
PART SIX Indigeneity
Introduction to Part Six
163(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
The Myth of Authenticity
165(4)
Gareth Griffiths
Who Can Write as Other?
169(3)
Margery Fee
The Representation of the Indigene
172(4)
Terry Goldie
Postcolonialism, Ideology, and Native American Literature
176(4)
Arnold Krupat
Indigenous Articulations
180(4)
James Clifford
The White Inuit Speaks: Contamination as Literary Strategy
184(7)
Diana Brydon
PART SEVEN Ethnicity
Introduction to Part Seven
189(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Who Is Ethnic?
191(3)
Werner Sollors
Identifying Identity
194(2)
Philip Gleason
No Master Territories
196(3)
Trinh T. Minh-ha
New Ethnicities
199(4)
Stuart Hall
After Whiteness
203(5)
Mike Hill
Towards a New Consciousness
208(5)
Gloria Anzaldua
PART EIGHT Race
Introduction to Part Eight
211(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Race and Racism
213(3)
Tzvetan Todorov
Writing Race
216(3)
Henry Louis Gates
Race, Time and the Revision of Modernity
219(5)
Homi K. Bhabha
The Illusions of Race
224(3)
Kwame Anthony Appiah
There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack
227(3)
Paul Gilroy
Negritude and Nativism
230(5)
Pal Ahluwalia
PART NINE Feminism
Introduction to Part Nine
233(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
First Things First: Problems of a Feminist Approach to African Literature
235(4)
Kirsten Holst Petersen
Decolonizing Culture: Toward a Theory for Postcolonial Women's Texts
239(3)
Ketu H. Katrak
Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses
242(4)
Chandra Talpade Mohanty
Writing Postcoloniality and Feminism
246(4)
Trinh T. Minh-ha
Woman Skin Deep: Feminism and the Postcolonial Condition
250(6)
Sara Suleri
Colonizing Bodies and Minds
256(7)
Oyeronke Oyewumi
PART TEN Language
Introduction to Part Ten
261(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
The Language of African Literature
263(5)
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
The Politics of Language
268(4)
Chinua Achebe
The Alchemy of English
272(4)
Braj B. Kachru
Language and Spirit
276(1)
Raja Rao
Language and Transformation
277(4)
Bill Ashcroft
Nation Language
281(4)
Edward Kamau Brathwaite
Relexification
285(6)
Chantal Zabus
PART ELEVEN The Body and Performance
Introduction Eleven
289(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
The Fact of Blackness
291(4)
Frantz Fanon
In Search of the Lost Body: Redefining the Subject in Caribbean Literature
295(3)
Michael Dash
The Body as Cultural Signifier
298(4)
Russell McDougall
Dance, Movement and Resistance Politics
302(4)
Helen Gilbert
Outlaws of the Text
306(3)
Gillian Whitlock
Resistant Performance
309(4)
Marvin Carlson
On Veiling, Vision and Voyage
313(6)
Reina Lewis
PART TWELVE History
Introduction to Part Twelve
317(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Allegories of Atlas
319(6)
Jose Rabasa
Columbus and the Cannibals
325(4)
Peter Hulme
The Muse of History
329(4)
Derek Walcott
Spatial History
333(3)
Paul Carter
The Limbo Gateway
336(4)
Wilson Harris
Postcoloniality and the Artifice of History
340(7)
Dipesh Chakrabarty
PART THIRTEEN Place
Introduction to Part Thirteen
345(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Writing in Colonial Space
347(4)
Dennis Lee
Naming Place
351(4)
Paul Carter
Decolonizing the Map
355(4)
Graham Huggan
Aboriginal Place
359(5)
Bob Hodge
Vijay Mishra
Indigenous Map Making
364(3)
G. Malcolm Lewis
The Other Side of the Mountain
367(7)
Walter Mignolo
PART FOURTEEN Education
Introduction to Part Fourteen
371(3)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Minute on Indian Education
374(2)
Thomas Macaulay
The Beginnings of English Literary Study in British India
376(5)
Gauri Viswanathan
Education and Neocolonialism
381(4)
Philip G. Altbach
Ideology in the Classroom: A Case Study in the Teaching of English Literature in Canadian Universities
385(4)
Arun P. Mukherjee
Borders and Bridges
389(4)
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
Entrenching English in Trinidad and Tobago
393(6)
Norrel A. London
PART FIFTEEN Production and Consumption
Introduction to Part Fifteen
397(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
The Historiography of African Literature Written in English
399(5)
Andre Lefevre
The Book Today in Africa
404(4)
S. I. A. Kotei
Literary Colonialism: Books in the Third World
408(5)
Philip G. Altbach
Soft-Soaping Empire
413(4)
Anne McClintock
Commodities and the Politics of Value
417(4)
Arjun Appadurai
The Postcolonial Exotic
421(7)
Graham Huggan
PART SIXTEEN Diaspora
Introduction to Part Sixteen
425(3)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Imaginary Homelands
428(7)
Salman Rushdie
Cultural Identity and Diaspora
435(4)
Stuart Hall
The Mind of Winter
439(4)
Edward W. Said
Thinking Through the Concept of Diaspora
443(4)
Avtah Brah
The Diasporic Imaginary: Theorizing the Indian Diaspora
447(4)
Vijay Mishra
Diasporas
451(4)
James Clifford
Passport Photos
455(8)
Amitava Kumar
PART SEVENTEEN Globalization
Introduction Part Seventeen
461(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
The Global in the Local
463(5)
Arif Dirlik
Disjunction and Difference
468(5)
Arjun Appadurai
Globalization and the Claims of Postcoloniality
473(4)
Simon Gikandi
Glocalization
477(4)
Roland Robertson
Imperial Sovereignty
481(4)
Guy Hardt
Antonio Negri
Feminist Solidarity Through Anticapitalist Struggles
485(9)
Chandra Talpade Mohanty
PART EIGHTEEN Environment
Introduction to Part Eighteen
491(3)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Ecological Imperialism
494(4)
Alfred W. Crosby
Green Imperialism
498(3)
Richard Grove
Trial Statement
501(2)
Ken Saro-Wiwa
Decolonizing Relationships with Nature
503(4)
Val Plumwood
The Beaver as Native and as Colonist
507(4)
Gordon Sayre
Old Orders For New
511(8)
Cary Wolfe
PART NINETEEN The Sacred
Introduction to Part Nineteen
517(2)
Bill Ashcroft
Gareth Griffiths
Helen Tiffin
Conversion, `Tradition' and National Consolidation
519(3)
Gauri Viswanathan
God, Gold, and Gender
522(6)
Laura E. Donaldson
Reclaiming Our Histories
528(3)
William Baldridge
Orientalism and Religion
531(3)
Richard King
Global Conversions
534(3)
Peter Van der Veer
Postcolonializing Biblical Interpretation
537(4)
R. S. Sugirtharajah
Bibliography 541(35)
Index 576


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