The Politics of Postcolonial Modernism

  title={The Politics of Postcolonial Modernism},
  author={N. Lazarus},
  journal={The European Legacy},
  • N. Lazarus
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology, Art
  • The European Legacy
In recent years – since the mid 1990s, say – a more or less concerted materialist critique has arisen of the epistemological and ideological tendencies that have been foremost in postcolonial studies from the time of its initial consolidation as an academic field of enquiry in the elite universities of the anglophone world. While it would clearly be too much to claim that this emergent critique has succeeded in overturning the ruling tenets and protocols of the field, it nevertheless exercises… Expand
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