Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: In Other Words

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Wiley-Blackwell, May 5, 2009 - Social Science - 150 pages
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This book introduces and discusses the works of leading feminist postcolonialist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, by exploring the key concepts and themes to emerge from them.
  • Focuses on the key themes to emerge from Spivak's work, such as ethics, literature, feminism, pedagogy, postcoloniality, violence, and war
  • Assesses Spivak's often contentious relationship with feminist and postcolonial studies
  • Considers the significance of her work for other fields, such as ethnography, history, cultural studies and philosophy

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Contents

An Ethics
67
Whither Gender?
107
Bibliography
139
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Sangeeta Ray is Professor of English at the University of Maryland at College Park. She is the author of En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives (2000) and the co-editor of A Companion to Postcolonial Studies (Wiley-Blackwell, 2000).

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