A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present [Audiobook] download free by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present Audiobook download free by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
  • Listen audiobook: A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present
  • Author: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
  • Release date: 2014/1/18
  • Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780674177642
  • Rating: 9.72 of 10
  • Votes: 882
  • Review by: Clara Huffman
  • Review rating: 7.11 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/19
  • Duration: 5H53M11S in 256 kbps (92.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-15
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, AIFF, MP3, WMA, OGG, WMA Lossless, FLAC, MPEG4 (compression ZIP, AZW4, GZ, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 42 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 32M19S (8.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Are the 'culture wars' over? When did they begin? What is their relationship to gender struggle and the dynamics of class? In her first full treatment of postcolonial studies, a field that she helped define, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, one of the world's foremost literary theorists, poses these questions from within the postcolonial enclave.'We cannot merely continue to act out the part of Caliban,' Spivak writes; and her book is an attempt to understand and describe a more responsible role for the postcolonial critic. A Critique of Postcolonial Reason tracks the figure of the 'native informant' through various cultural practices-philosophy, history, literature-to suggest that it emerges as the metropolitan hybrid. The book addresses feminists, philosophers, critics, and interventionist intellectuals, as they unite and divide. It ranges from Kant's analytic of the sublime to child labor in Bangladesh. Throughout, the notion of a Third World interloper as the pure victim of a colonialist oppressor emerges as sharply suspect: the mud we sling at certain seemingly overbearing ancestors such as Marx and Kant may be the very ground we stand on.A major critical work, Spivak's book redefines and repositions the postcolonial critic, leading her through transnational cultural studies into considerations of globality.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Theory, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Migration, Immigration & Emigration, Western Philosophy, From C 1900 -, Anthropology, Cultural Studies
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 45.62 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x235x33.02mm
  • Weight: 653g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, Mass, United States

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