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Reading Postcolonial Theory

Key texts in context

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Reading Postcolonial Theory by Bibhash Choudhury
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This book is an essential introduction to significant texts in postcolonial theory. It looks at seminal works in the `moments of their making' and delineates the different threads that bind postcolonial studies. Each chapter presents a comprehensive discussion of a major text and contextualises it in the wake of contemporary themes and debates. The volume: Studies major texts by foremost scholars - Edward W. Said, Chinua Achebe, Albert Memmi, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Paul Carter, Homi Bhabha, Frantz Fanon, Ashis Nandy, Robert J. C. Young, Ngugi wa Thiongo, and Sara Suleri Shifts focus from colonial experience to underlying principles of critical engagement Uses accessible, jargon-free language Focused, engaging and critically insightful, this book will be indispensable to students and scholars of literary and cultural studies, comparative literature, and postcolonial studies.

Author Biography

Bibhash Choudhury teaches English in Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India. He is the author of English Social and Cultural History (2005), Beyond Cartography: The Contemporary South Asian Novel in English (2011) and E. L. Doctorow's Ragtime (2013). He has also edited a number of books including Edward Said and the Politics of Culture (2008), Amitav Ghosh: Critical Essays (2009) and Western Mythology: Accounts, Versions, Tales (2014).
Release date Australia
January 10th, 2018
Pages
254
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge India
ISBN-13
9781138488618
Product ID
27895129

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