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Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race
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
White Mythologies: Writing History and the West
We are still living under the Empire of the Selfsame. The same masters domimate history from the beginning ...history, as a story of phallocentrism hasn't moved except to repeat itself.' Helene
Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction
Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction describes how people around the world have increasingly challenged the idea that Western perspectives are the only ones that count. It examines the
Untying the Text: A Post-Structuralist Reader
A representative selection of important contributions in post-structuralist criticism. Provides an accessible and useful anthology for students faced with this fascinating and difficult intellectual
The idea of English ethnicity
Preface. Introduction: Exodus. 1. Saxonism. 2. 'New Theory of Race: Saxon v. Celt'. 3. Moral and Philosophical Anatomy. 4. The Times vs. the Celts. 5. Matthew Arnold's Critique of 'Englishism'. 6. 'A
Post-structuralism and the question of history
Introduction: posing the question Geoff Bennington and Robert Young Part I. History, Marxism and the Institution: 1. Demanding history Geoff Bennington 2. Speculations on reading Marx: after reading
Cultural Translation as Hybridisation
In this essay I consider the question of the relation of hybridity to cultural translation. The history of the idea of cultural translation is shown to have begun in the discipline of anthropology:
Fanon and the turn to armed struggle in Africa
It is... well known that the main national liberation organisations in this country have consistently followed a policy of non-violence. They have conducted themselves peaceably at all times,