Spivak and postcolonialism

exploring allegations of textuality by Taoufiq Sakhkhane

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York

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Subjects:

  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General,
  • Critics,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Gay & Lesbian,
  • Comparative literature,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Asian / Indic,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Themes, motives
  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementTaoufiq Sakhkhane
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN75.S66 S26 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25329267M
    ISBN 109780230298910
    LC Control Number2011030625

Postcolonial discourse is the critical underside of imperialism, the latter a hegemonic form going back to the beginnings of empire building. In the languages of the colonized—those of the ruling class as well as its subjects—a critical discourse of displacement, enslavement, and exploitation co-existed with what Conrad called the redemptive power of an “idea.”. Postcolonial Studies emerged as an academic field in the wake of the publication of Edward W. Said’s ground-breaking book, Orientalism. The contours of this field were further shaped by Homi K. Bhabha’s collection of essays, The Location of Culture, and Gayatri C. Spivak’s Preface to Derrida’s Of Gr. Subaltern Studies After Spivak Partha Chatterjee p. 81 Postcolonial Studies: Now That's History Ritu Birla p. 87 The Ethical Affirmation of Human Rights: Gayatri Spivak's Intervention Drucilla Cornell p. Part 3 Speaking of (Not) Hearing Death and the Subaltern Rajeswari Sunder Rajan p. Between Speaking and Dying: Some Imperatives in the. In so doing, the book presents a reappraisal of the major postcolonial thinkers of the twentieth g beyond the narrow selection of theorists to which the field is often restricted, the book explores the work of Fanon and Sartre, Gandhi, Nandy, and the Subaltern Studies Group, Foucault and Said, Derrida and Bhabha, Khatibi and.

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“Gayatri Spivak's long-awaited book sets out to challenge the very fields Spivak has herself been most associated with--postcolonial studies and third world feminism [A Critique of Postcolonial Reason] is remarkble for the warnings it provides--powerful critiques of diverse positions structure the author's stance--as guardian in the margin.

Spivak forcefully interrogates the practices, politics and Cited by: Exploring, amongst other themes, representations of the other, strategies adopted to resist such representations, the issues of identity, nationalism, colonialism, feminism, subaltern studies and the English language within the context of Empire, this book projects a study of post-colonialism through the work of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (PhD, Cornell University) is University Professor at Columbia University and a founding member of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.

She is the author of numerous books and articles, including ‘Can the subaltern speak’ () and Du Bois and the General Strike (forthcoming); her academic work spans nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature Cited by: Stephen Morton. Polity, Language Arts & Disciplines- pages. 0Reviews. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivaks seminal contribution to contemporary thought.

The book pointed to postcolonialism’s relationship with earlier anticolonial thinkers such as Frantz Fanon, Albert Memmi, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, and M.

5/5(1). Spivak adopts and substantially adapts the critical essay form with much of her initial postcolonial research, bringing deconstruction and postcolonial theory into conjunction, her first major set of essays being collected as the book In Other Worlds: Essays in Cultural Politics ().

Why does Spivak use the critical essay as a strategic tool. Henry Schwarz is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University, He is author of Writing Cultural History in Colonial and Postcolonial India () and co-editor of Reading the Shape of the World: Toward an International Cultural Studies () and Contributions to Bengal Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Approach ().

light when his book Orientalism was published in and laid the ground for the theory of postcolonialism, sparking a storm of controversy, which didn't die with Said's decease.

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buy this book eb49 taoufiq sakhkhane is assistant professor in the department of english at the college of arts and human sciences fes-sais, morocco, and a translator of texts from.

In these phenomenal essays, eight scholars take stock of the effects and response to Spivak's work. They begin by contextualizing the piece within the development of subaltern and postcolonial studies and the quest for human rights.

Then, through the lens of Spivak's essay, they rethink historical problems of subalternity, voicing, and s: 7. The present paper Perspectives on Postcolonial Theory: Said, Spivak and Bhabha explores and defines postcolonial theory, its roots, development, major.

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak offers an overtly political challenge to the way we think about literature and culture. As she highlights the many legacies of colonialism, she re-defines the ethical horizons of contemporary critical thought.

This volume focuses on her key theoretical concepts, intellectual context and critical reception, providing an accessible introduction to one of the most. Gayatri Spivak as well as postcolonialism. Basically Potcolonialism involves the following points: Edward Said’s concept of ‘Orientalism’ & Gayatri Spivak’s concept of ‘Subaltern’.

Analyzing texts produced by the writers who belong to the countries which were once colonized by British 1. Terry Eagleton only damages himself by refusing to read and engage Gayatri Spivak’s important contribution to the theory of cultural studies with the seriousness that it deserves (LRB, 13 May).Surely he knows that her influence on Third World feminism, Continental feminist theory, Marxist theory, subaltern studies and the philosophy of alterity is unparalleled by any living scholar, and that Released on: J Books shelved as postcolonial-theory: Orientalism by Edward W.

Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Location of Culture by Homi K. Bhabha. This study led to the development of the colonialist discourse theory in the work of critics such as Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Homi Bhabha.

The term “postcolonial” per se was first used in literary studies by The Empire Writes Back in to refer to cultural interactions within colonial societies. Postcolonial theory accompanied the rise of globalization theory in the s, which used the language of.

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born 24 February ) is an Indian scholar, literary theorist, and feminist critic. She is a University Professor at Columbia University and a founding member of the establishment's Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.

Considered one of the most influential postcolonial intellectuals, Spivak is best known for her essay "Can the Subaltern Speak?"Alma mater: University of Calcutta, Cornell University. Offering a fresh perspective on familiar critical figures like Edward W.

Said and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, by putting them in the context of readings of the work of Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, and Alain Badiou, this book relates the theory of autobiography to expressions of new universalisms that, together with postcolonial theory, rethink and extend norms of experience, investigation, and.

In particular, it traces the ethical dimension of Spivak’s thought in and through her persistent critique of Marxism, feminism, deconstruction and postcolonial studies. In so doing, the book.

In her essay Can the Subaltern Speak?, another key text in the development of postcolonial theory, Gayatri Spivak argues that the result of this process was “ to constitute the colonial subject as Other “. Postcolonial Theory: Concepts and manifestations There are two ideas at play in the very foundations of postcolonial theory.

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Indian literary theorist, feminist critic, postcolonial theorist, and professor of comparative literature noted for her personal brand of deconstructive criticism, which she called ’interventionist.’ Learn more about Spivak’s life and work.

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is one of the most pre-eminent postcolonial theorists writing today and a scholar of genuinely global reputation. This collection, first published inpresents some of Spivak’s most engaging essays on works of literature such as Salman Rushdie's controversial Satanic Verses, and twentieth century thinkers such as Jacques Derrida and Karl Marx.

Spivak challenges the intellectuals’ and the postcolonial historians’ assumption that the voices and perspectives of the oppressed can be recovered. Read "Spivak and Postcolonialism Exploring Allegations of Textuality" by T. Sakhkhane available from Rakuten Kobo.

Exploring, amongst other themes, representations of the other, strategies adopted to resist such representations, the is Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Ashcroft, Bill, Post colonial studies: the key concepts / Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin.

– 2nd ed. Previous ed. published under title: Key concepts in post-colonial studies. Concern with the power and limits of colonial discourse remains a big segment of postcolonial scholarship. Homi Bhabha and Gayatri Spivak have drawn heavily on Michel Foucalt and Jacques Derrida, respectively, and their scholarship indicates how postcolonial studies integrate a wide range of poststructural, neo-Marxist, and psychoanalytic.

Spivak also introduced the terms essentialism and strategic essentialism to describe the social functions of postcolonialism. Essentialism denotes the perceptual dangers inherent to reviving subaltern voices in ways that might (over) simplify the cultural identity of heterogeneous social groups and, thereby, create stereotyped representations of the different identities of the people who compose a given social group.

Concentrating on legislation, ethics, and political identity in Britain, Australasia, and the European Union, David Farrier engages in this book with asylum as an emerging postcolonial field through readings of postcolonial authors and filmmakers—including J.

Coetzee, Leila Aboulela, and Stephen Frears—framed by the work of theorists. Spivak also introduced the terms essentialism and strategic essentialism to describe the social functions of postcolonialism.

The term essentialism denotes the perceptual dangers inherent to reviving subaltern voices in ways that might (over) simplify the cultural identity of heterogeneous social groups, and, thereby, create stereotyped representations of the different identities of the people.

* Spivak's contribution to colonial discourse studies and postcolonial theory. Having examined the ways in which Spivak has transformed contemporary cultural theory, and in particular feminist and postcolonial thought, Morton concludes with a guide to reading Spivak's work and that of her critics.

In these phenomenal essays, eight scholars take stock of the effects and response to Spivak's work. They begin by contextualizing the piece within the development of subaltern and postcolonial studies and the quest for human rights. Then, through the lens of Spivak's essay, they rethink historical problems of subalternity, voicing, and death.Smith, Barbara (/), ‘Black Feminism: A Movement of Our Own’, in Front Line Feminism, – Essays from Sojourner's First 20 Years, ed.

Kahn, Karen, San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books. Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty (), ‘ Three Women's Texts and a. A key movement in postcolonial studies was the intervention of the subaltern studies group. Within “subaltern studies,” a term first used by Ranajit Guha, the word “subaltern” stands as “a name for the general attribute of subordination in South Asian society whether this is expressed in terms of class, caste, age, gender and office or in any other way” (“Preface” 35).