Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second Edition

Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second Edition[Read] ➱ Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second Edition By Leela Gandhi – Heartforum.co.uk Published twenty years ago, Leela Gandhi s Postcolonial Theory was a landmark description of the field of postcolonial studies in theoretical terms that set its intellectual context alongside poststru A Critical Kindle Õ Published twenty years ago, Leela Gandhi s Postcolonial Theory was a landmark description of the field of postcolonial studies in theoretical terms that set its intellectual context alongside poststructuralism, postmodernism, Marxism, and feminism Gandhi Postcolonial Theory: Kindle - examined the contributions of major thinkers such as Edward Said, Gayatri Spivak, Homi Bhabha, and the subaltern historians The book pointed to postcolonialism s relationship with earlier anticolonial thinkers such as Frantz Fanon, Albert Memmi, Theory: A Critical Kindle Õ Ng g wa Thiong o, and M K Gandhi and explained pertinent concepts and schools of thought hybridity, Orientalism, humanism, Marxist dialectics, diaspora, nationalism, gendered subalternity, globalization, and postcolonial feminismThe revised edition of this classic work reaffirms its status as a useful starting point for readers new to the field and as a provocative account that opens up possibilities for debate It includes substantial additions A new preface and epilogue reposition postcolonial studies within evolving intellectual contexts and take stock of important critical developments Gandhi examines recent alliances with critical race theory and Africanist postcolonialism, considers challenges from postsecular and postcritical perspectives, and takes into account the ontological, environmental, affective, and ethical turns in the changed landscape of critical theory She describes what is enduring in postcolonial thinking as a critical perspective within the academy and as an attitude to the world that extends beyond the discipline of postcolonial studies.

A Critical Kindle Õ Leela Gandhi is Professor of English at Brown University and a noted academic in the field of postcolonial theory She is the co editor of the academic journal Postcolonial Studies, the author of the Postcolonial Theory: Kindle - summary text Postcolonial Theory A Critical Introduction and she serves on the editorial board of the electronic journal, Postcolonial Text She is the daughter of the late Indian philosopher Ramchandra Gandhi and the great granddaughter Theory: A Critical Kindle Õ of the Indian Independence movement leader Mahatma Gandhi She has offered analysis that some of Mahatma Gandhi s philosophies on nonviolence, vegetarianism, for example and policies were influenced by transnational as well as indigenous sources Her undergraduate degree is from Hindu College, University of Delhi and her doctorate was obtained from Oxford UniversityShe is also the great granddaughter of C Rajagopalachari Her paternal grandfather Devdas Gandhi was the youngest son of Mahatma Gandhi and her paternal grandmother Laxmi was the daughter of C Rajagopalachari.

Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second
    Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB subaltern historians The book pointed to postcolonialism s relationship with earlier anticolonial thinkers such as Frantz Fanon, Albert Memmi, Theory: A Critical Kindle Õ Ng g wa Thiong o, and M K Gandhi and explained pertinent concepts and schools of thought hybridity, Orientalism, humanism, Marxist dialectics, diaspora, nationalism, gendered subalternity, globalization, and postcolonial feminismThe revised edition of this classic work reaffirms its status as a useful starting point for readers new to the field and as a provocative account that opens up possibilities for debate It includes substantial additions A new preface and epilogue reposition postcolonial studies within evolving intellectual contexts and take stock of important critical developments Gandhi examines recent alliances with critical race theory and Africanist postcolonialism, considers challenges from postsecular and postcritical perspectives, and takes into account the ontological, environmental, affective, and ethical turns in the changed landscape of critical theory She describes what is enduring in postcolonial thinking as a critical perspective within the academy and as an attitude to the world that extends beyond the discipline of postcolonial studies."/>
  • Paperback
  • 296 pages
  • Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second Edition
  • Leela Gandhi
  • 26 September 2017
  • 0231178395

10 thoughts on “Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second Edition

  1. Alexandra Sundarsingh says:

    3.5 Gandhi wascritical of Postcolonial Theory as a field especially in Literature than I was expecting She is however excellent at concise summaries, and does a great job of putting texts in conversation with one another A little dense sometimes, often because she slips into treating the origins of criticisms as self evident but ultimately useful.

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