Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: Live Theory

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A&C Black, Jun 19, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 136 pages
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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: Live Theory offers a concise, comprehensive and accessible introduction to the themes central to the thought of one of the world's most provocative and original theorists. The book concentrates on Spivak's engagement, in theory and practice, with deconstruction, Marxism, feminism, and issues of postcoloniality and globalization, and makes clear the extent of her impact in the fields of postcolonial and literary theory. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: Live Theory is a key resource for anyone studying this pioneering thinker.

 

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Contents

1 Literature Reading and Transnational Literacy
1
2 Theory in Translation
30
3 Marx after Derrida
53
4 Feminism Internationalized
74
5 Thoughts on War and Suicide
95
Interview with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
103
Bibliography
125
Index
133
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Mark Sanders is Associate Professor in English and American Literature at Brandeis University, Massachusetts.

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