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Relocating postcolonialism

Author: David Theo Goldberg; Ato Quayson
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2002.
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The field of postcolonial studies is marked to a large degree by disagreements on the key terms in the field, something which lends it its peculiar sense of unending discovery and excitement.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Theo Goldberg; Ato Quayson
ISBN: 0631208046 0631208054 9780631208044 9780631208051
OCLC Number: 123107112
Description: xxii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface.Introduction: Scale and Sensibility. (Ato Quayson and David Theo Goldberg).1. In Conversation with Neeladri Bhattacharya, Suvir Kaul and Ania Loomba. (Edward Said).2. Speaking of Postcoloniality, in the Continuous Present: A Conversation. (Homi Bhabha and John Comaroff).3. Resident Alien? (Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak).4. Directions and Dead-ends in Postcolonial Studies. (Benita Parry).5. Racial Rule. (David Theo Goldberg).6. Racist Visions for the Twenty-first Century: On the Cultural Politics of the French Radical Right. (Ann Stoler).7. Breaking the Silence and a Break with the Past: African Oral Histories and the Transformations of the Atlantic Slave Trade in Southern Ghana. (Anne Bailey).8. Forgotten Like a Bad Dream: Atlantic Slavery and the Ethics of Postcolonial Memory. (Barnor Hesse).9. Connectivity, and the Fate of the Unconnected. (Olu Oguibe).10. Towards (Re)Conciliation: The Post-Colonial Economy of Giving. (Pal Ahluwalia).11. The Economy of Ideas: Colonial Gift and Postcolonial Product. (Zane Ma-Rhea).12. Looking Awry: Tropes of Disability in Postcolonial Writing. (Ato Quayson).13. Theorizing Disability. (Rosemarie Garland Thomson).14. Nature, History and the Failure of Language: The Problem of the Human in Postapartheid South Africa. (John Noyes).15. Passing as Korean-American. (Wendy Ann Lee).16. Myths of East and West: Intellectual Property Law in Postcolonial Hong Kong. (Eve Darian-Smith).17. A Flexible Foundation: Constructing A Postcolonial Dialogue. (Dawn Duncan).18. Linguists and Postcolonial Literature: Englishes in the Classroom. (Laura Wright and Jonathan Hope).19. Post-Scriptum (Francois Verges).Index.
Responsibility: edited by David Theo Goldberg and Ato Quayson.


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"Taken together, the diverse contributions to this book represent a sustained attempt to bring postcolonial criticism into a dialogue with some of the most pressing and enduring issues of our times. Read more...

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