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Postcolonial Studies By Pramod K. Nayar

Postcolonial Studies by Pramod K. Nayar

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This new anthology brings together the most diverse and recent voices in postcolonial theory to emerge since 9/11, alongside classic texts in established areas of postcolonial studies.

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Postcolonial Studies: An Anthology by Pramod K. Nayar

This new anthology brings together the most diverse and recent voices in postcolonial theory to emerge since 9/11, alongside classic texts in established areas of postcolonial studies. Brings fresh insight and renewed political energy to established domains such as nation, history, literature, and gender Engages with contemporary concerns such as globalization, digital cultures, neo-colonialism, and language debates Includes wide geographical coverage - from Ireland and India to Israel and Palestine Provides uniquely broad coverage, offering a full sense of the tradition, including significant essays on science, technology and development, education and literacy, digital cultures, and transnationalism Edited by a distinguished postcolonial scholar, this insightful volume serves scholars and students across multiple disciplines from literary and cultural studies, to anthropology and digital studies

About Pramod K. Nayar

Pramod K. Nayar teaches at the Department of English, The University of Hyderabad, India. His most recent books include The Postcolonial Studies Dictionary (Wiley-Blackwell 2015), the 5-volume edited collection Women in Colonial India: Historical Documents and Sources (2014), Frantz Fanon (2013), Posthumanism (Polity 2013), Colonial Voices: The Discourses of Empire (Wiley-Blackwell 2012), Writing Wrongs: The Cultural Construction of Human Rights in India (2012), The New Media and Cybercultures Anthology (Wiley-Blackwell 2010), and An Introduction to New Media and Cybercultures (Wiley-Blackwell 2010).

Table of Contents

Preface x Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 Part 1 Framing the Postcolonial 13 1 The Fact of Blackness 15 Frantz Fanon 2 Introduction to Orientalism 33 Edward Said 3 Of Mimicry and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse 53 Homi K. Bhabha 4 Scattered Speculations on the Subaltern and the Popular 60 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 5 Third ]World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism 71 Fredric Jameson 6 Jameson's Rhetoric of Otherness and the "National Allegory" 91 Aijaz Ahmad 7 Re-Orientalism: The Perpetration and Development of Orientalism by Orientals 110 Lisa Lau 8 Postcolonial Remains 125 Robert JC Young 9 Postcolonial Studies and the Challenge of Climate Change 144 Dipesh Chakrabarty Part 2 The Question of History and Historical Subjects 159 10 Historylessness: Australia as a Settler Colonial Collective 161 Lorenzo Veracini 11 Latin American Postcolonial Studies and Global Decolonization 175 Fernando Coronil 12 History Without a Cause? Grand Narratives, World History, and the Postcolonial Dilemma 193 Barbara Weinstein 13 "Africa As an Alien Future": The Middle Passage, Afrofuturism, and Postcolonial Waterworlds 211 Ruth Mayer Part 3 Language, Literacy, Education 223 14 On English from India: Prepositions to Post-Positions 225 K. Narayana Chandran 15 Rhetorical Sovereignty: What Do American Indians Want from Writing? 239 Scott Richard Lyons 16 Histories of Publishing under Apartheid: Oxford University Press in South Africa 258 Caroline Davis 17 Re-ethicizing the Classroom: Pedagogy, the Public Sphere, and the Postcolonial Condition 281 Ajay Heble Part 4 Nation, Space, Identity 295 18 Whiteness in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe: The Time of The Gypsies, The End of Race 297 Aniko Imre 19 Asian Canadian Futures: Diasporic Passages and the Routes of Indenture 316 Lily Cho 20 Ireland, Empire and Utopia: Irish Postcolonial Criticism and the Utopian Impulse 331 Eoin Flannery 21 Narrative Agency and Thinking about Conflicts 354 Nandana Dutta 22 The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: Israeli Leisure, Palestinian Terror, and the Post/colonial Question 370 Rebecca L. Stein Part 5 Transnationalism and Cosmopolitanism 385 23 Cosmopolitanism and the De-colonial Option 387 Walter D. Mignolo 24 Solidarity and Spheres of Culture: The Cosmopolitan and the Postcolonial 405 Vivienne Jabri 25 Literature/Identity: Transnationalism, Narrative and Representation 418 Arif Dirlik 26 The Limits of Cultural Hybridity: On Ritual Monsters, Poetic Licence and Contested Postcolonial Purifications 438 Pnina Werbner Part 6 Gender and Sexuality 457 27 Veils and Sales:Muslims and the Spaces of Postcolonial Fashion Retail 459 Reina Lewis 28 "Patriarchal Colonialism" and Indigenism: Implications for Native Feminist Spirituality and Native Womanism 473 M. A. Jaimes Guerrero 29 Sex, Violence and History in the Lives of Idi Amin: Postcolonial Masculinity as Masquerade 483 Mark Leopold 30 Empire, Desire and Violence: A Queer Transnational Feminist Reading of The Prisoner 'Abuse' in Abu Ghraib and the Question of 'Gender Equality' 495 Melanie Richter ]Montpetit Part 7 Science, Environment, Development 513 31 Slow Violence, Gender, and the Environmentalism of the Poor 515 Rob Nixon 32 Postcolonial and Feminist Philosophies of Science and Technology: Convergences and Dissonances 533 Sandra Harding 33 The Myth of Isolates: Ecosystem Ecologies in the Nuclear Pacific 553 Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey 34 Bio-Prospecting or Bio-Piracy: Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity in a Colonial and Postcolonial Context 570 John Merson Part 8 Globalization, Digital Cultures, Identity 585 35 Global Primordialities: Virtual Identity Politics in Online Hindutva and Online Dalit Discourse 587 Rohit Chopra 36 Hidden Sides of the Credit Economy: Emotions, Outsourcing, and Indian Call Centers 602 Winifred R. Poster 37 eEmpires 627 Rita Raley 38 The Woman on the Other Side of the Wall: Archiving the Otherwise in Postcolonial Digital Archives 652 Elizabeth A. Povinelli Index 000

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