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Unthinking mastery dehumanism and decolonial entanglements

Author: Julietta Singh
Publisher: Durham London Duke University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: reading against mastery -- Decolonizing mastery -- The language of mastery -- Posthumanitarian fictions -- Humanimal dispossessions -- Cultivating discomfort -- Coda: surviving mastery
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: J M Coetzee; Mahāśvetā Debī; Indra Sinha; Jamaica Kincaid; J M Coetzee; Jamaica Kincaid; Mahāśvetā Debī; Indra Sinha
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julietta Singh
ISBN: 9780822369226 0822369222 9780822369394 0822369397 9780822372363 0822372363
OCLC Number: 1019253396
Description: xi, 201 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgments vii Introduction. Reading against Mastery 1 1. Decolonizing Mastery 29 2. The Language of Mastery 65 3. Posthumanitarian Fictions 95 4. Humanimal Dispossessions 121 5. Cultivating Discomfort 149 Coda. Surviving Mastery 171 Notes 177 References 187 Index 197
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Julietta Singh challenges the drive toward the mastery over self and others by showing how the forms of self-mastery advocated by anticolonial thinkers like Fanon and Gandhi unintentionally  Read more...

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