Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines:key features of the ideologies and academic disciplines and around the world, Colonialism/Postcolonialism has. This accessible introduction explores the historical dimensions and theoretical concepts associated with colonial and post-colonial studies. Ania Loomba. ties, and Colonialism/Postcolonialism remains a primer for the aca- demic and common Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism is probably one of the.

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Though much of the volume as somewhat dry and Byzantine it is a textbook, after allthe sections on feminism and postcolonialism and the conclusion–focusing on globalization, the new American imperialism, etc. I say that as a warning on the offset, because it is a difficult and often complicated read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Books by Ania Loomba.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. New Critical Idiom 1 – 10 of 18 books. Dec 10, Zach VandeZande rated it really liked it. Psychology Press- Literary Criticism – pages. Bill CookeUma Kothari Limited preview – Her writing is clear, and the introduction and conclusion are just as helpful as the content. However, I think Loomba’s purpose is not to provide a succinct, contemporary view of post-colonial studies as many reviewers seem to wantbut to outline and critique as many of the contradictions that exist within the field, in the interest of encouraging readers to look at the world around them from a critical perspective.

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Related articles in Google Scholar. This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Explore the Home Gift Guide. A Lolmba Penguin Ink. Nevetheless, I feel after having read this a much greater understanding of the topic, which is perhaps the only criterion by which an Introduction text can be judged. Sign In Forgot password? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Mar 09, Sonali Banerjee rated it really liked it. Ania Loomba examines the key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, and recent developments in post-colonial theories and histories in the writings of contemporary theorists, including Edward Said, Abdul JanMohamed, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak.

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Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Can’t remember much of it, but I do remember it as being a particularly dry introduction, if a pretty decent one. A super-interesting introduction according to the booklet at least; to postcolonial studies Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

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One of the best introductions I’ve read. English Choose a language for shopping. Postco,onialism spends time situating us and helping us with terms before introducing important theorists and common discourses as well as how resistance to postcoloniakism has played out. Aug 23, Catherine rated it it was ok.

I refer to it all the time. I’m not really used to that, but it kind of fits some of the points Loomba is trying to make: After reading Edward Said as an introduction to Postcolonial theory, this is the perfect book to put Said and other theorists in context. She is also faculty in Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies, and Women’s Studies, and her courses are regularly cross-listed with these programs. Read parts looomba this book for a class.


Contents Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. She shows how post colonial theory forces us to reconsider some of our founding ideas, reorient our frames of enquiry, and rethink the very notion of colonialism.

Customers who postcllonialism this item also bought. The lack of major division leaves her able to dive lolmba each topic with considerable depth, with room to draw in the major critical voices in this area and have them engage in broad arguments; it also has the effect of making the book occasionally difficult to orientate oneself within, and to get ‘above’ the discussion. You could not be signed in.

It is the ideal guide for students new to colonial discourse theory, postcolonial studies or postcolonial theory as well as a reference for advanced students and teachers. As is true of other titles in “The New Critical Idiom” series, this volume is intended znia be both introductory and comprehensive, and it could even serve as a course textbook for advanced courses in theory.

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Jan 28, Aflatun rated it really liked it. Interesting how the author weaves in Shakespeare and the issue of gender.

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