Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction

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Index
Ackroyd, A., 93
Adam, I., 169, 172
Adorno, T., 37, 40, 109
Afghanistan, 110
Africa, x, 3, 32, 56, 102, 103, 105, 108, 110, 112-14 passim, 118, 121, 123, 126, 131, 134, 135, 146-7, 150-1, 169, 170, 171
Ahmad, A., 24, 56-8, 60, 63, 67, 69-70, 164, 168
Algeria, 93-4, 99, 102, 126, 130, 138
Fanon, 9, 17-22, 67, 72, 93-4, 99, 111-13, 120-5 passim, 130, 132, 137-9, 147
alterity, ix, 27, 84, 128, 136, 163, 175
and imperial textuality, 143, 144
and nativism, 108-10
Cartesianism and repression of cultural alterity, 40-1
civilisation difference, 20
excluded by Marxism, 24-5, 73
myth of pure origins, 37-9, 130
Otherness
and identity, 54
Cartesianism and omitted Other, 39-40
colonised as Other, 15, 31-4, 47-8, 52
essentialised Other, 76
master-slave relationship, 16-17, 20-1, 112
of colonised black man, 99
poststructural views, 39-41
poststructuralism, ix, 14-16, 26-7, 31-2, 36-41, 72-3, 83
v. consensus, 27-8
see also cultural essentialism; cultural nationalism; third-world woman
amnesia see postcolonial remembering
Anderson, B., 103-4, 106, 113-16, 151-2
anti-colonial nationalism, 149
and anti-colonial textuality, 151-3
and cultural nationalism, 20, 78, 96, 98, 102-3, 106-7,

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Preface viii
  • 1 - After Colonialism 1
  • 2 - Thinking Otherwise: a Brief Intellectual History 23
  • 3 - Postcolonialism and the New Humanities 42
  • 4 - Edward Said and His Critics 64
  • 5 - Postcolonialism and Feminism 81
  • 6 - Imagining Community: the Question of Nationalism 102
  • 7 - One World: the Vision of Postnationalism 122
  • 8 - Postcolonial Literatures 141
  • 9 - The Limits of Postcolonial Theory 167
  • Bibliography 177
  • Index 189
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