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- ISBN: 9780415345651 | 0415345650
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 1/13/2006
The Postcolonial StudiesReaderis the essential introduction to the most important texts in post-colonial theory and criticism. Updating and expanding the coverage of the highly successful first edition, this second edition now offers 121 extracts from key works in the field, arranged in clearly introduced sections on: Issues and Debates Universality and Difference Representation and Resistance Nationalism Hybridity Indigeneity Ethnicity Race Feminism Language The Body and Performance History Place Education Production and Consumption Diaspora Globalization Environment The Sacred Leading figures in the areas of post-colonial writing, theory and criticism are represented, as are critics who are as yet less well-known. As in the first edition, theReaderranges as widely as possible in orderto reflect the remarkable diversity of work in the discipline and the vibrancy of anti-imperialist writing both within and without the metropolitan centres. Covering more debates, topics and critics than any comparable book in its field,The Postcolonial Studies Readerprovides the ideal starting point for students and issues a potent challenge to the ways in which we think and write about literature and culture.