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Hybridity and postcolonialism

twentieth-century Indian literature

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Published by Stauffenburg Verl. in Tübingen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indic literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMonika Fludernik (ed.)
    SeriesZAA studies -- Bd. 1.
    ContributionsFludernik, Monika.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293 p. ;
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17600138M
    ISBN 103860577301
    OCLC/WorldCa38723499

    Part V: Formations of Postcolonial Theory: India III: Hybridity and Subaltern Agency: Women, Gender and Anti-colonialism. Edward Said and Colonial Discourse. Foucault in Tunisia. Subjectivity and History: Derrida in Algeria. Epilogue: Tricontinentalism, for a Transnational Social Justice. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary. Mimicry, Ambivalence, and Hybridity Daniel Defoe’s novel, Robinson Crusoe, is a rich text for understanding the mechanisms of European colonialism and the relation between Read More.

    "Bahri intends this book to bring biology—particularly the corporeal—into postcolonial discourse. She argues that to do so does not reinforce the body-mind divide; rather, it extends the notion of hybridity beyond knowledge systems to include bodily aesthetics . The book is structured around three intersecting parts – Spaces, 'Identity'/hybridity, Knowledge – that broadly follow the trajectory of postcolonial studies since the late s. It comprises ten main chapters, each of which is situated at the intersections of postcolonialism and critical human geography.

      This chapter emphasizes the centrality of geopolitical context in using diaspora and hybridity to analyze media and culture in a postcolonial space. In order to stress the significance of geopolitical context, the chapter focuses on Brazil as a site in which diaspora and hybridity assume distinct theoretical shapes. In so doing, they make a bunch of people who thought postcolonialism was only for dark-skinned people from Africa, India, and the West Indies, a little bit uncomfortable. But without this book, there just wouldn't have been the same explosive study of postcolonial theory in the s.


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If the English book is read as a production of hybridity, then it no longer simply commands authority.(See Metafiction, the Postcolonial Novel) His analysis, which is largely based on the Lacanian conceptualization of mimicry as camouflage focuses on colonial ambivalence.

'This is a fine and timely book that contributes with new perspectives to the current concern in postcolonial and cultural studies of broadening the scope of hybridity theory.

AcheraIou's book expands our awareness of the history of hybridity and hybridity as a product of historical processes, which altogether refines the notion of hybridity as Manufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan. 'This is a fine and timely book that contributes with new perspectives to the current concern in postcolonial and cultural studies of broadening the scope of hybridity theory.

AcheraIou's book expands our awareness of the history of hybridity and hybridity as a product of historical processes, which altogether refines the notion of hybridity as Cited by: Forming one of the central themes in the discourse on postcolonial culture/s and indentity/ies, hybridity is an operative verbalization of ambivalence and mutability illustrating a dynamic stride of remonstrate and resistance in opposition to a.

Introduction: ex-cavate [to uncover or lay bare by digging; to unearth] Like most discussions involving the palimpsest this, too, begins with the concept’s common dictionary definition, ‘a parchment or other writing surface on which the original text has been effaced or partially erased, and then overwritten by another’.

The theorists of postcolonialism who worked on the concept of cultural hybridity derived their theoretical standing from the works of Mikhail Bakhtin who worked on the transfiguring power of multivocal narratives and polyphony of voices in any social construct.

Cultural hybridity in fact is a space of multivocal narratives. Hybridity and postcolonialism book About this book. Introduction. AcheraIou analyzes hybridity using a theoretical, empirical approach that reorients debates on métissage and the 'Third Space', arguing for the decolonization of postcolonialism.

Hybridity is examined in the light of globalization, indicating how postcolonial discourse could become a counter-hegemonic ethics of. Instead of approaching postcolonialism through its often abstract and esoteric theories, the book works entirely out of particular examples.

These examples emphasise issues of migration, gender, language, indigenous rights, 'development' and ecology as well as addressing the more usual postcolonial ideas of ambivalence, hybridity, orientalism. Hybridity in Postcolonialism 1.

POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE, BIS Postcolonial Culture: HYBRIDITY LECTURER: DR. LAJIMAN JANOORY Prepared by: WAN NURFATIN SYARMEMY BT W.M. AZMUDDIN (D) ANIS ZULAIKHA BT BASRAH (D) SHIKNESVARY A/P KARUPPAIAH (D) 2.

What I am calling literary hybridity (hybridity at the level of narrative form) is fundamental to what we now know as postcolonial literature. In part, basic modern literary forms such as the novel and the short story are modes of writing invented in the West, though they were readily adopted by colonial authors in Africa and Asia (the first.

The neglect of class by postcolonial scholars is more surprising still given that throughout history hybridity discourse and class considerations have always been intertwined. In ancient Greece, as demonstrated in the first part of the book, the discourse of hybridity was closely linked to social privilege and was based on class : Amar Acheraïou.

Acheraiou analyzes hybridity using a theoretical, empirical approach that reorients debates on m?tissage and the "Third Space," arguing for the decolonization of postcolonialism.

Hybridity is examined in the light of globalization, indicating how postcolonial discourse could become a counter-hegemonic ethics of resistance to global neoliberal doxa. The language of contemporary cultural theory shows remarkable similarities with the patterns of thought which characterised Victorian racial theory.

Far from being marked by a separation from the racialised thinking of the past, Colonial Desire shows we are operating in complicity with historical ways of viewing 'the other', both sexually and al Desire is a controversial and 4/5(1).

Homi Bhabha’s Concept of Hybridity By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 8, • (12). One of the most widely employed and most disputed terms in postcolonial theory, hybridity commonly refers to the creation of new transcultural forms within the contact zone produced by used in horticulture, the term refers to the cross-breeding of two species by grafting or cross-pollination.

Islam and Postcolonial Discourse: Purity and Hybridity. ISBN | Quantity: Shopping Cart Summary. Book Description. Largely, though not exclusively, as a legacy of the attack on the World Trade Center, Islamic faith has become synonymous in many corners of the media and academia with violence, which many believe to be its primary mode of.

unpacking and examining hybridity today in some of its theoretical versions as well as specific societal configurations, this book attends to the ways in which such inequalities might inform current derivatives of hybridity. Hybridity is an enticing idea in current postcolonial studies.1 In its.

The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post/Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity by Shalini Puri. Drawing on the long and varied history of discourses of cultural hybridity across the caribbean, this book explores the rich and fraught cultural crossings that are often theorized homogeneously in postcolonial studies as 'hybridity'.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Ashcroft, Bill, Post colonial studies: the key concepts / Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin.

– 2nd ed. Previous ed. published under title: Key concepts in post-colonial studies. 1 Identity in the Postcolonial Paradigm: Key Concepts Cultural Identity and Diaspora1 In this subchapter, I explore identity and as an adequate term to use when referring to cultural identities in the Caribbean region.

Ultimately, I intend to argue that these cul ­. Drawing on the long and varied history of discourses of cultural hybridity across the caribbean, this book explores the rich and fraught cultural crossings that are often theorized homogeneously in postcolonial studies as 'hybridity'.

What is the relationship of cultural hybridity to social. The first book-length study to offer an explicitly comparative account of cultural hybridity in the postcolonial arena, The Caribbean Postcolonial is a forceful argument for historicizing theory.

It intervenes in key debates around popular agency and cultural resistance, feminism and cultural nationalism, the relations between postmodernism and. The book is structured around three intersecting parts – Spaces, 'Identity'/hybridity, Knowledge – that broadly follow the trajectory of postcolonial studies since the late s.

It comprises ten main chapters, each of which is situated at the intersections of postcolonialism and. He is the Editor of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, and the author of many books, including Empire, Colony, Postcolony (Wiley Blackwell, ), The Idea of English Ethnicity (Wiley Blackwell, ), Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race (), and White Mythologies ().