India through re-Orientalist Lenses

  title={India through re-Orientalist Lenses},
  author={Ana Cristina Mendes and Lisa Lau},
  pages={706 - 727}
Re-Orientalism, initially defined as the perpetration of Orientalism by ‘Orientals’ (Lau 2009), is a discourse which comes out of and is inescapably informed by postcolonial and diasporic legacies. The investigation of re-Orientalism has revealed new, even radical strategies of eastern identity construction which, while not escaping Orientalism, manage to Orientalize subversively and with considerable self-awareness. This essay highlights two strategies currently being utilized in the… 
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