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The Postcolonial Aura : Third World Criticism in the Age of Global Capitalism

@inproceedings{Shohat2004ThePA,
  title={The Postcolonial Aura : Third World Criticism in the Age of Global Capitalism},
  author={Ella Shohat},
  year={2004}
}
My being (more or less) one of the Third World intellectuals in First World academe does not privilege the criticism of postcolonial intellectuals that I offer below, but it does call for some comment. It is not clear to me how important the views I discuss (or the intellectuals who promote them) are in their impact on contemporary intellectual life. Postcolonial has been entering the lexicon of academic programs in recent years, and over the last two years there have been a number of… 

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