Feminist postcolonial theory: a reader

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Routledge, 2003 - Political Science - 754 pages
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Feminism and postcolonialist criticism are natural allies, as has been by a significant body of work over more than a decade. In this reader, Reina Lewis and Sara Mills have brought together an impressive collection of writings, among them selections by Vron Ware, Gayatri Spivak, bell hooks, Natalie Zemon Davis, Chandra Mohanty, Rey Chow, Winifred Woodhull, Fatima Mernissi, Horense Spillers, Ann McClintock, Adrienne Rich, Chela Sandoval, and Audre Lorde.

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Reina Lewis is Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of East London. She is author of "Rethinking Orientalism: Women, Travel and the Ottoman Harem" and "Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity and Representation," She is editor, with Sara Mills, of "Feminist Postcolonial Theory," Nancy Micklewright is a Program Officer at the Getty Foundation in Los Angeles. She previously taught Islamic art and architecture and the history of photography at the University of Victoria, Canada, and is author of "A Victorian Traveler in the Middle East: The Photography and Travel Writing of Annie Lady Brassey,

Indira Ghose is Lecturer in English Literature at the Free University in Berlin.
Sara Mills is Research Professor of Cultural Studies at Sheffield Hallam University.

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