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Postcolonial Contemporary : Political Imaginaries for the Global Present.

Author: Jini Kim Watson
Publisher: Fordham University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume invokes the "postcolonial contemporary" in order to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character of the contemporary conjuncture, as well as to inquire into whether  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jini Kim Watson
ISBN: 9780823280070 0823280071
OCLC Number: 1042905034
Description: 352 pages
Contents: Introduction: Thinking the Postcolonial ContemporaryJini Kim Watson and Gary Wilder 1. Foucault, Fanon, Intellectuals, RevolutionsAnthony C. Alessandrini 2. When Revolution Is Not Enough: Tracing the Limits of Black Radicalism in Dionne Brand's Chronicles of the Hostile Sun and In Another Place, Not HereLaurie R. Lambert 3. Mysterious Moves of Revolution: Spectres of Black Power, Futures of PostcolonialitySharad Chari 4. Reading Du Bois's Revelation: Radical Humanism and Black Atlantic CriticismGary Wilder 5. De-provincializing Anticaste Thought: A Genealogy of Ambedkar's DalitAnupama Rao 6. The Postcolonial Avant-Garde and the Claim to Futurity: Edwar al-Kharrat's Ethics of Tentative InnovationAdam Spanos 7. Neither Greek nor Indian: Space, Nation and, History in River of Fire and the Mermaid MadonnaSadia Abbas 8. For a Marxist Theory of Waste: Seven RemarksVinay Gidwani9. Goolarabooloo Futures: Mining and Aborigines in North-West AustraliaStephen Muecke 10. Buenos Aires' La Salada's Market and Plebeian CitizenshipCarlos A. Forment 11. The Speed of Place and the Space of Time: Toward a Theory of Postcolonial Velo/cityPeter Hitchcock 12. The Wrong Side of History: Anachronism and AuthoritarianismJini Kim Watson List of Contributors Acknowledgments Index

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