Rey Chow and the hauntological spectres of poststructuralism

@article{Pourgouris2010ReyCA,
  title={Rey Chow and the hauntological spectres of poststructuralism},
  author={Marinos Pourgouris},
  journal={Postcolonial Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={275 - 288}
}
One of the most persistent themes in Rey Chow's work is the concept of the ethnic and the ways in which it has been redefined in a poststructuralist context. This essay examines Chow's critique of poststructuralist theory, particularly as it pertains to the concepts of nationalism, multiculturalism, and cosmopolitanism. Contrary to the predominant definitions of nationalism and ethnicity, Chow's work challenges the largely unquestioned tendency in contemporary theory both to be humanistic, or… Expand
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