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A companion to postcolonial studies : a historical introduction

Author: Sangeeta Ray; Henry Schwarz
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2005.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sangeeta Ray; Henry Schwarz
ISBN: 0631206639 9780631206637
OCLC Number: 1004622004
Notes: "First published in paperback 2005 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: xxiv, 608 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreward : Upon reading the Comapanion to Postcolonial studies / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak --
Mission impossible : Introducing Postcolonial studies in the US academy / Henry Schwarz --
pt. 1 HISTORICAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES --
Ch.1 Imperialism, colonialism, postcolonialism / Neil Larsen --
Ch.2 Postcolonial feminism / Postcolonialism and feminism / Rajeswari Sunder and You-me Park --
Ch.3 Heterogeneity and hybridity : colonial legacy, postcolonial heresy / David Theo Goldberg --
Ch.4 Postcolonialism and postmodernism / Ato Quayson --
Ch.5 Postcolonial studies in the house of US multiculturalism / Jenny Sharpe --
Ch.6 Global capital and transnationalism / Crystal Bartolovich --
pt. 2 THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL --
Ch.7 A vindication of double consciousness / Doris Sommer --
Ch.8 Human understanding and (Latin) American interests --
the politics and sensibilities of geohistorical locations / Walter D. Mignolo --
Ch.9 US imperialism : global dominance without colonies / Donald E. Pease --
Ch.10 Indigenousness and indigeneity / Jace Weaver --
Ch.11 Creolization, orality and national language in the Caribbean / Supriya Nair --
Ch.12 "Middle-class" consciousness and patriotic literature in South asia / Sumit Sarkar --
Ch.13 Africa : varied colonial legacies / Tejumola Olaniyan --
Ch.14 The "Middle East"? Or ... / Arabic literature and the postcolonial predicament / Magda M. Al-Nowaihi --
Ch.15 King Kong in Hong Kong : watching the "handover" from the USA / Rey Chow --
Ch.16 Japan and East Asia / Sandra Buckley --
Ch.17 Intellectuals, theosophy, and failed narratives of the nation in late colonial Java / Laurie J. Sears --
Ch.18 Settler colonies / Anna Johnston and Alan Lawson --
Ch.19 Ireland after history / David Lloyd --
Ch.20 Global disjunctures, diasporic differences, and the New World (dis- )order / Ali Behhad --
Ch.21 Home, homo, hybrid : translating gender / Geeta Patel --
pt. 3 THE INVENTIVENESS OF THEORY --
Ch.22 Humanism in question : Fanon and Said / Anthony C. Alessandrini --
Ch.23 Spivak and Bhabha / Bert Moore-Gilbert --
Ch.24 A small history of Subaltern Studies / Dipesh Chakrabarty --
Ch.25 Feminist theory in perspective / Ipshita Chanda --
Ch.26 Global gay formations and local homosexualities / Katie King --
pt. 4 CULTURAL STUDIES AND THE ACCOMMODATION OF POSTCOLONIALISM --
Ch.27 Rethinking English : Postcolonial English studies / Gaurav Desai --
Ch.28 Postcolonial legality / Upendra Baxi --
Ch.29 Race, gender, class postcolonialism : toward a new humanistic paradigm? / Bruce Robbins --
Postscript : Popular perceptions of postcolonial studies after 9/11 / Sangeeta Ray.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Sangeeta Ray and Henry Schwarz.

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