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The location of culture

Author: Homi K Bhabha
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©1994.
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Explains why the post-colonial critique has altered forever the landscape of postmodern discourse. This work examines the displacement of the colonizer's legitimizing cultural authority and looks at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: estudio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homi K Bhabha
ISBN: 0415054060 9780415054065
OCLC Number: 318323359
Description: xiii, 285 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Locations of culture --
1. The commitment to theory --
2. Interrogating identity: Frantz Fanon and the postcolonial prerogative --
3. The other question: Stereotype, discrimination and the discourse of colonialism --
4. Of mimicry and man: The ambivalence of colonial discourse --
5. Sly civility --
6. Signs taken for wonders: Questions of ambivalence and authority under a tree outside Delhi, May 1817 --
7. Articulating the archaic: Cultural difference and colonial nonsense --
8. DissemiNation: Time, narrative and the margins of the modern nation --
9. The postcolonial and the postmodern: The question of agency --
10. By bread alone: Signs of violence in the mid-nineteenth century --
11. How newness enters the world: Postmodern space, postcolonial times and the trials of cultural translation --
12. Conclusion: 'Race', time and the revision of modernity.
Responsibility: Homi K. Bhabha.

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'Bhabha is that rare thing, a reader of enormous subtlety and wit, a theorist of uncommon power. His work is a landmark in the exchange between ages, genres and cultures; the colonial, post-colonial, Read more...

 
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