By (author) Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
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Other Asias by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Book DescriptionIn this major intervention into the 'Asian Century', Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak challenges the reader to re-think Asia, in its political and cultural complexity, in the global South and in the metropole. * Major work from one of the world's most distinguished literary and cultural theorists * Intervenes in the fraught issues generated by ideas of Asia * Featured essays include "Foucault and Najibullah," "Moving Devi," "Responsibility," and "Megacity" * Other chapters focus on, among other things, Human Rights, and the turbulent "present" of the Caucasus * Essential reading for anyone interested in postcolonialism, and devotees of Spivak's writing
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405102063
(239mm x 164mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Concerning Violence, Paperback (October 2016)
A beautiful photographic exploration of the revolutionary movements in Africa in the '60s and 70's.
Of Grammatology, Paperback (February 2016)
One of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works, Of Grammatology is made even more accessible and usable by this new release.
Readings, Hardback (November 2014)» View all books by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Throughout her distinguished career, the author has sought to locate and confront shifting forms of social and cultural oppression. In this book, she elaborates a utopian vision for the kind of deep and investigative reading that can develop a will for peaceful social justice in coming generations.
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Author Biography - Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's reputation was first established with her translation of and preface to Jacques Derrida's De la grammatologie in 1976. Subsequently, she helped to establish the field of postcolonial studies and became a leading postcolonial theorist. Her key publications include In Other Worlds (1987), The Post-Colonial Critic (1990), Outside in the Teaching Machine (1993), and A Critique of Postcolonial Reason (1999).
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