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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: In Other Words


This book introduces and discusses the works of leading feminist postcolonialist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, by exploring the key concepts and themes to emerge from them.

  • Focuses on the key themes to emerge from Spivak’s work, such as ethics, literature, feminism, pedagogy, postcoloniality, violence, and war
  • Assesses Spivak’s often contentious relationship with feminist and postcolonial studies
  • Considers the significance of her work for other fields, such as ethnography, history, cultural studies and philosophy

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
1 Writing Autobiography, Writing Spivak: In Lieu of an Introduction 1
2 Reading Literature, Teaching Literature: Whither Soul Making? 27
3 Reading Singularity, Reading Difference: An Ethics of the Impossible 67
4 Reading Woman, Reading Essence: Whither Gender? 107
Bibliography 139
Index 147

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