Colonialism/Postcolonialism is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the historical and theoretical dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies.
Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines:
Recommended on courses across the academic disciplines and around the world, Colonialism/Postcolonialism has for some years been accepted as the essential introduction to a vibrant and politically charged area of literary and cultural study.
With new coverage of emerging debates around globalization, this second edition will continue to serve as the ideal guide for students new to colonial discourse theory, postcolonial studies or postcolonial theory as well as a reference for advanced students and teachers.
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'Colonialism/Postcolonialism is both a crystal-clear and authoritative introduction to the field and a cogently-argued defence of the field's radical potential. It's exactly the sort of book teachers want their students to read.' – Peter Hulme, Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex, UK
'Loomba is a keen and canny critic of ever-shifting geopolitical realities, and Colonialism/Postcolonialism remains a primer for the academic and common reader alike.' – Antoinette Burton, Department of History, University of Illinois, USA
'It is rare to come across a book that can engage both student and specialist. Loomba simultaneously maps a field and contributes provocatively to key debates within it. Situated comparatively across disciplines and cultural contexts, this book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in postcolonial studies.' – Priyamvada Gopal, Faculty of English, Cambridge University, USA
'Colonialism/Postcolonialism moves adroitly between the general and the particular, the conceptual and the contextual, the local and the global, and between texts and material processes. Distrustful of established and self-perpetuating assumptions, foci and canonical texts which threaten to fossilize postcolonial studies as a discipline, Loomba's magisterial study raises many crucial issues pertaining to social structure and identity; engaging with different modes of theory and social explanation in the process. There is no doubt that this book remains the best general introduction to the field.' – Kelwyn Sole Professor, English Department, University of Cape Town
'Lucid and incisive this is a wonderful introduction to the contentious yet vibrant field of post-colonial studies. With consummate ease Loomba maps the field, unravels the many strands of the debate and provides a considered critique. She shows how post colonial theory forces us to reconsider some of our founding ideas, reorient our frames of enquiry, and rethink the very notion of colonialism. A must-read for everyone.' – Neeladri Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University, IndiaAbout the Author:
Ania Loomba is Catherine Bryson Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. Her recent publications include Shakespeare, Race and Colonialism (2002) and Postcolonial Shakespeares (1998; co-edited with Martin Orkin). She has published widely in the fields of postcolonial studies, South Asian writing, Shakespeare and early modern literature.
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Descrizione libro 2005. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. No Jacket. This book is BRAND NEW Soft cover International edition with black and white printing. ISBN number & cover page may be different but contents identical to the US edition word by word. Book is in English language. Codice libro della libreria AA-NNEE318
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Descrizione libro Routledge, 2005. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Defining the terms: Colonialism, Imperialism, Neo-Colonialism, Postcolonialism From Colonialism to Colonial Discourse Colonial Discourse Colonialism and Knowledge Colonialism and Literature Textuality, Discourse and Material Processes 2. Colonial and Postcolonial Identities Constructing Racial and Cultural Difference Race, Class and Colonialism Psychoanalysis and Colonial Subjects Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Discourse Hybridity 3. Challenging Colonialism Nationalisms and Pan-Nationalisms Feminism, Nationalism and Postcolonialism Can the Subaltern Speak? Post-Modernism and Postcolonial Studies Conclusion: Globalisation and the Future of Postcolonial Studies Notes Bibliography Index. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0415350646
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0415350646
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0415350646
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 2nd edition. 263 pages. 7.75x5.25x1.00 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 4-0415350646
Descrizione libro 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd. 126mm x 21mm x 203mm. Paperback. Recommended on courses across academic disciplines and around the world, Ania Loomba's Colonialism/Postcolonialism is accepted as the essential introduction to this vibrant an.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 263 pages. 0.299. Codice libro della libreria 9780415350648