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Publisher Comments:

Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture, he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and liminality to argue that cultural production is always most productive where it is most ambivalent. Speaking in a voice that combines intellectual ease with the belief that theory itself can contribute to practical political change, Bhabha has become one of the leading post-colonial theorists of this era.

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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 the cultural and political boundaries which exist in gender, race, class and sexuality.

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Homi Bhabha is one of that small group occupying the front ranks of cultural theoretical thought. Any serious discussion of post-colonial/postmodern scholarship is inconceivable without referencing Mr. Bhabha. - Toni Morrison

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-276) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415054065
Author:
Bhabha, Homi K.
Author:
Bhadha, Homi K.
Author:
Bhabha, Homi K.
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Academic
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
Developing countries
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Literature, Modern
Subject:
In literature
Subject:
Politics and culture
Subject:
Colonies in literature
Subject:
Imperialism in literature
Subject:
Culture conflict in literature
Copyright:
Series Volume:
136
Publication Date:
February 1994
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
285
Dimensions:
9.20x6.14x.91 in. 1.40 lbs.
Age Level:
18-18

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"Synopsis" by , 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 the cultural and political boundaries which exist in gender, race, class and sexuality.
"Synopsis" by , Homi Bhabha is one of that small group occupying the front ranks of cultural theoretical thought. Any serious discussion of post-colonial/postmodern scholarship is inconceivable without referencing Mr. Bhabha. - Toni Morrison
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