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📒Can The Subaltern Speak ✍ Rosalind C. Morris
✏Can the Subaltern Speak Book Summary : Acknowledgments p. ix Introduction Rosalind C. Morris p. 1 Part 1 Text "Can the Subaltern Speak?" revised edition, from the "History" chapter of Critique of Postcolonial Reason Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak p. 21 Part 2 Contexts and Trajectories Reflections on "Can the Subaltern Speak?": 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. 100 Part 3 Speaking of (Not) Hearing Death and the Subaltern Rajeswari Sunder Rajan p. 117 Between Speaking and Dying: Some Imperatives in the Emergence of the Subaltern in the Context of U.S. Slavery Abdul Janmohamed p. 139 Subalterns at War: First World War Colonial Forces and the Politics of the Imperial War Graves Commission Michèle Barrett p. 156 Part 4 Contemporaneities and Possible Futures: (Not) Speaking and Hearing Biopower and the New International Division of Reproductive Labor Pheng Cheah p. 179 Moving from Subalternity: Indigenous Women in Guatemala and Mexico Jean Franco p. 213 Part 5 In Response In Response: Looking Back, Looking Forward Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak p. 227 Appendix: Can the Subaltern Speak? From Marxism and the Interpretation of History Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak p. 237 Bibliography p. 293 Contributors p. 309 Index p. 313.
📒Can The Subaltern Speak ✍ Graham Riach
✏Can the Subaltern Speak Book Summary : A key theme of Gayatri Spivak's work is agency: the ability of the individual to make their own decisions. While Spivak's main aim is to consider ways in which "subalterns" – her term for the indigenous dispossessed in colonial societies – were able to achieve agency, this paper concentrates specifically on describing the ways in which western scholars inadvertently reproduce hegemonic structures in their work. Spivak is herself a scholar, and she remains acutely aware of the difficulty and dangers of presuming to "speak" for the subalterns she writes about. As such, her work can be seen as predominantly a delicate exercise in the critical thinking skill of interpretation; she looks in detail at issues of meaning, specifically at the real meaning of the available evidence, and her paper is an attempt not only to highlight problems of definition, but to clarify them. What makes this one of the key works of interpretation in the Macat library is, of course, the underlying significance of this work. Interpretation, in this case, is a matter of the difference between allowing subalterns to speak for themselves, and of imposing a mode of "speaking" on them that – however well-intentioned – can be as damaging in the postcolonial world as the agency-stifling political structures of the colonial world itself. By clearing away the detritus of scholarly attempts at interpretation, Spivak takes a stand against a specifically intellectual form of oppression and marginalization.
📒Can The Subaltern Speak ✍ Gayatri Spivalc
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📒Marxism And The Interpretation Of Culture ✍ Cary Nelson
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📒Beginning Postcolonialism ✍ John McLeod
✏Beginning Postcolonialism Book Summary : Postcolonialism has become one of the most exciting, expanding and challenging areas of literary and cultural studies today. Designed especially for those studying the topic for the first time, Beginning Postcolonialism introduces the major areas of concern in a clear, accessible, and organized fashion. It provides an overview of the emergence of postcolonialism as a discipline and closely examines many of its important critical writings.
📒The Post Colonial Studies Reader ✍ GRAHAM GRIFFITHS
✏The Post colonial Studies Reader Book Summary : The Post-Colonial Studies Readeris the most comprehensive selection of key texts in post-colonial theory and criticism yet compiled. This collection covers a huge range of topics, featuring nearly ninety of the discipline's most widely read works. TheReader's90 extracts are designed to introduce the major issues and debates in the field of post-colonial literary studies. This field itself, however, has become so varied that no collection of readings could encompass every voice which is now giving itself the name "post-colonial." The editors, in order to avoid a volume which is simply a critical canon, have selected works representing arguments with which they do not necessarily agree, but rather which above all stimulate discussion, thought and further exploration. Post-colonial "theory" has occurred in all societies into which the imperial force of Europe has intruded, though not always in the official form oftheoretical text. Like the description of any other field the term has come to mean many things, but this volume hinges on one incontestable phenomenon: the "historical fact"of colonialism, and the palpable consequences to which this phenomenon gave rise. The topic involves talk about experience of various kinds: migration, slavery, suppression, resistance, representation, difference, race, gender, place, and reaction to the European influence, and about the fundamental experiences of speaking and writing by which all these come into being. In compiling this reader, the editors have sought to stimulate people to ask: "How might a genuinely post-colonial literary enterprise proceed?" The fourteen sections include: Issues and Debates; Universality and Difference; Textual Representation and Resistance; Postmodernism and Post-Colonialism; Nationalism; Hybridity; Ethnicity and Indigenity; Feminism and Post-Colonialism; Language; The Body and Performance; History; Place; Education; and Production andConsumption. Contributors include many of the leading post-colonial theorists and critics--such as Franz Fanon, Chinua Achebe, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Homi Bhabba, Derek Walcott, Edward Said, and Trinh T. Minh-ha--in addition to a number of the discourse's newer voices.The Post-Colonial Studies Readerwill prove an authoritative compilation, representing an invaluable contribution to the study of post-colonial theory and criticism.
📒Can The Subaltern Speak ✍ Gayatri Spivalc
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📒Other Asias ✍ Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
✏Other Asias Book Summary : In this major intervention into the fraught issues generated by ideas of Asia, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak collects together key essays that challenge, explicitly and implicitly, post-structuralist and post-colonial, as well as less radical, assumptions. In Foucault and Najibullah, through her bold reading or ab-use of the Enlightenment as the public use of reason, she exposes Foucault's unlocated critique of governmentality and addresses the playing out of Kipling's Great Game, from the perspective of the subaltern. In Moving Devi she writes as she did in Can the Subaltern Speak?, about the authority of autobiography in a way that the earlier essay could not begin to. In Responsibility she makes another excursion into classic Spivak territory as regards the Other and the Ethical. In Our Asias she examines the concept of Asia as an idea that reflects Europe's eastward trajectory. She writes to pluralize the name of a continent and, by an inspired - if ironically paradoxical - return to Yeats, she seeks to do so also in the name of woman.
📒The Subaltern Speak ✍ Michael W. Apple
✏The Subaltern Speak Book Summary : The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern Speak combines an analysis of the ways in which various forms of power now operate, with a specific focus on spaces in which subaltern groups act to reassert their own perceived identities, cultures and histories.
📒The Spivak Reader ✍ Gayatri Spivak
✏The Spivak Reader Book Summary : Among the foremost feminist critics to have emerged to international eminence over the last fifteen years, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak has relentlessly challenged the high ground of established theoretical discourse in literary and cultural studies. Although her rigorous reading of various authors has often rendered her work difficult terrain for those unfamiliar with poststructuralism, this collection makes significant strides in explicating Spivak's complicated theories of reading.