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: 9781405102070
(230mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
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)
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.
Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization, Paperback (May 2013)» View all books by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Features the world's most renowned critical theorist - who defined the field of postcolonial studies - and has radically reoriented her thinking. In this title, the author argues that aesthetic education is the last available instrument for implementing global justice and democracy.
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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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