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Postcolonial Studies

An Anthology

Nayar, Pramod K. (ed.)

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1. Edition September 2015
688 Pages, Softcover
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Nayar, Pramod K. (Editor)

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This new anthology brings together the most diverse and recent voices in postcolonial theory to emerge since 9/11, alongside classic texts in established areas of postcolonial studies.
* Brings fresh insight and renewed political energy to established domains such as nation, history, literature, and gender
* Engages with contemporary concerns such as globalization, digital cultures, neo-colonialism, and language debates
* Includes wide geographical coverage - from Ireland and India to Israel and Palestine
* Provides uniquely broad coverage, offering a full sense of the tradition, including significant essays on science, technology and development, education and literacy, digital cultures, and transnationalism
* Edited by a distinguished postcolonial scholar, this insightful volume serves scholars and students across multiple disciplines from literary and cultural studies, to anthropology and digital studies

Preface x

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

Part 1 Framing the Postcolonial 13

1 The Fact of Blackness 15
Frantz Fanon

2 Introduction to Orientalism 33
Edward Said

3 Of Mimicry and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse 53
Homi K. Bhabha

4 Scattered Speculations on the Subaltern and the Popular 60
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

5 Third?]World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism 71
Fredric Jameson

6 Jameson's Rhetoric of Otherness and the "National Allegory" 91
Aijaz Ahmad

7 Re-Orientalism: The Perpetration and Development of Orientalism by Orientals 110
Lisa Lau

8 Postcolonial Remains 125
Robert JC Young

9 Postcolonial Studies and the Challenge of Climate Change 144
Dipesh Chakrabarty

Part 2 The Question of History and Historical Subjects 159

10 Historylessness: Australia as a Settler Colonial Collective 161
Lorenzo Veracini

11 Latin American Postcolonial Studies and Global Decolonization 175
Fernando Coronil

12 History Without a Cause? Grand Narratives, World History, and the Postcolonial Dilemma 193
Barbara Weinstein

13 "Africa As an Alien Future": The Middle Passage, Afrofuturism, and Postcolonial Waterworlds 211
Ruth Mayer

Part 3 Language, Literacy, Education 223

14 On English from India: Prepositions to Post-Positions 225
K. Narayana Chandran

15 Rhetorical Sovereignty: What Do American Indians Want from Writing? 239
Scott Richard Lyons

16 Histories of Publishing under Apartheid: Oxford University Press in South Africa 258
Caroline Davis

17 Re-ethicizing the Classroom: Pedagogy, the Public Sphere, and the Postcolonial Condition 281
Ajay Heble

Part 4 Nation, Space, Identity 295

18 Whiteness in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe: The Time of The Gypsies, The End of Race 297
Anikó Imre

19 Asian Canadian Futures: Diasporic Passages and the Routes of Indenture 316
Lily Cho

20 Ireland, Empire and Utopia: Irish Postcolonial Criticism and the Utopian Impulse 331
Eóin Flannery

21 Narrative Agency and Thinking about Conflicts 354
Nandana Dutta

22 The Ballad of the Sad Café: Israeli Leisure, Palestinian Terror, and the Post/colonial Question 370
Rebecca L. Stein

Part 5 Transnationalism and Cosmopolitanism 385

23 Cosmopolitanism and the De-colonial Option 387
Walter D. Mignolo

24 Solidarity and Spheres of Culture: The Cosmopolitan and the Postcolonial 405
Vivienne Jabri

25 Literature/Identity: Transnationalism, Narrative and Representation 418
Arif Dirlik

26 The Limits of Cultural Hybridity: On Ritual Monsters, Poetic Licence and Contested Postcolonial Purifications 438
Pnina Werbner

Part 6 Gender and Sexuality 457

27 Veils and Sales:Muslims and the Spaces of Postcolonial Fashion Retail 459
Reina Lewis

28 "Patriarchal Colonialism" and Indigenism: Implications for Native Feminist Spirituality and Native Womanism 473
M. A. Jaimes Guerrero

29 Sex, Violence and History in the Lives of Idi Amin: Postcolonial Masculinity as Masquerade 483
Mark Leopold

30 Empire, Desire and Violence: A Queer Transnational Feminist Reading of The Prisoner 'Abuse' in Abu Ghraib and the Question of 'Gender Equality' 495
Melanie Richter?]Montpetit

Part 7 Science, Environment, Development 513

31 Slow Violence, Gender, and the Environmentalism of the Poor 515
Rob Nixon

32 Postcolonial and Feminist Philosophies of Science and Technology: Convergences and Dissonances 533
Sandra Harding

33 The Myth of Isolates: Ecosystem Ecologies in the Nuclear Pacific 553
Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey

34 Bio-Prospecting or Bio-Piracy: Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity in a Colonial and Postcolonial Context 570
John Merson

Part 8 Globalization, Digital Cultures, Identity 585

35 Global Primordialities: Virtual Identity Politics in Online Hindutva and Online Dalit Discourse 587
Rohit Chopra

36 Hidden Sides of the Credit Economy: Emotions, Outsourcing, and Indian Call Centers 602
Winifred R. Poster

37 eEmpires 627
Rita Raley

38 The Woman on the Other Side of the Wall: Archiving the Otherwise in Postcolonial Digital Archives 652
Elizabeth A. Povinelli

Index 000
Pramod K. Nayar teaches at the Department of English, The University of Hyderabad, India. His most recent books include The Postcolonial Studies Dictionary (Wiley-Blackwell 2015), the 5-volume edited collection Women in Colonial India: Historical Documents and Sources (2014), Frantz Fanon (2013), Posthumanism (Polity 2013), Colonial Voices: The Discourses of Empire (Wiley-Blackwell 2012), Writing Wrongs: The Cultural Construction of Human Rights in India (2012), The New Media and Cybercultures Anthology (Wiley-Blackwell 2010), and An Introduction to New Media and Cybercultures (Wiley-Blackwell 2010).