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Feminist Postcolonial Theory by Reina Lewis
Book DescriptionThe influential readings collected for this volume reflect not just the textual and discursive nature of colonial and postcolonial discourse in relation to gender, but also the material effects of the postcolonial condition and practices developed in relation to it. The volume seeks to open up the field by juxtaposing a number of contested subjects. Readings cover a range of geographical regions including: South-east Asia, India, Africa, Latin America, Canada, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, Australia and Ireland. Key topics include: colonialism and anti-colonialism, 'otherness', sexuality, sexual rights, the harem and the veil, space and writing, and aboriginal and indigenous women's issues. Not only does this anthology address the lack of attention to gender and feminism in early studies of colonial discourse, it also provides resources for readers to trace the developments in feminism as it responds to postcolonial critiques of First World feminism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748613502
(244mm x 172mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Reina Lewis
Reina Lewis is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of East London. She is author of Gendering Orientalism: Race, Representation and Femininity (Routledge 1996) and co-editor, with Peter Horne, of Outlooks: Lesbian and Gay Sexualities and Visual Cultures (1996). Sara Mills is author of books on feminism and postcolonialism and also on feminist linguistics and text analysis, including Discourses of Difference: Women's Travel Writing and Colonialism (1991) and Feminist Stylistics (1997).
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