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The location of culture

Author: Homi K Bhabha
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
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Explains why the post-colonial critique has altered forever the landscape of postmodern discourse. This work examines the displacement of the colonizer's legitimizing cultural authority and looks at  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homi K Bhabha
ISBN: 0415016355 9780415016353 0415054060 9780415054065
OCLC Number: 28113876
Description: xiii, 285 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Commitment to theory --
ch. 2. Interrogating identity: Frantz Fanon and the postcolonial prerogative --
ch. 3. Other question: stereotype, discrimination and the discourse of colonialism --
ch. 4. Of mimicry and man: the ambivalence of colonial discourse --
ch. 5. Sly civility --
ch. 6. Signs taken for wonders: questions of ambivalence and authority under a tree outside Delhi, May 1817 --
ch. 7. Articulating the archaic: cultural difference and colonial nonsense --
ch. 8. Dissemination: time, narrative and the margins of the modern nation --
ch. 9. Postcolonial and the postmodern: the question of agency --
ch. 10. By bread alone: signs of violence in the mid-nineteenth century --
ch. 11. How newness enters the world: postmodern space, postcolonial times and the trials of cultural translation --
ch. 12. Conclusion: 'Race', time and the revision of modernity.
Responsibility: Homi K. Bhabha.
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'Bhabha is that rare thing, a reader of enormous subtlety and wit, a theorist of uncommon power. His work is a landmark in the exchange between ages, genres and cultures; the colonial, post-colonial, Read more...

 
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