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Gayatri Spivak : ethics, subalternity and the critique of postcolonial reason

Author: Stephen Morton
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2007.
Series: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
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"In this book Stephen Morton offers an advanced introduction to and critique of Spivak's work. He examines her engagements with philosophers and other thinkers from Kant to Paul de Man, feminists from Cixous to Helie-Lucas and literary texts by Charlotte Bronte, J.M. Coetzee, Mahasweta Devi and Jean Rhys. Spivak's thought is also situated in relation to subaltern studies. Throughout the book, Morton interrogates the  Read more...
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Named Person: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Morton
ISBN: 9780745632858 0745632858 074563284X 9780745632841
OCLC Number: 65468437
Description: x, 199 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Postcolonial criticism and beyond --
Deconstruction --
Marxism and post-Marxism --
Subaltern studies and the critique of representation --
Transnational feminism --
From a postcolonial critique of reason to A critique of postcolonial reason --
Transnational literacy, subaltern rights, and the future of comparative literature.
Series Title: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
Responsibility: Stephen Morton.
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This new book by Stephen Morton provides an ideal introduction to the work of Gayatri Spivak, a complex and increasingly important contemporary thinker in the contested field of post colonial  Read more...

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