This accessible introduction explores the historical dimensions and theoretical concepts associated with colonial and post-colonial studies. Ania Loomba. ties, and Colonialism/Postcolonialism remains a primer for the aca- demic and common Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism is probably one of the. pastoral mode, especially in the context of settler societies like Australia, Canada and South. Africa. In the second part of the book, they narrow their focus.
|Published (Last):||21 February 2015|
|PDF File Size:||16.36 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||3.46 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Loomba examines the ways in which structures of knowledge Lieke rated it really liked it Feb 15, This is a good introduction to postcolonial theory, which I’m studying this Fall.
Sign In or Create an Account. New Critical Idiom 1 – 10 of 18 books. Published by Routledge first published She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar. Sign In Forgot password?
Colonialism / Postcolonialism
Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar. Psychology Press- Literary Criticism – pages. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. I skimmed this more than I read it, but it’s a solid text.
But if you already have some basic knowledge it should be a good read. The Goodreads’ scale falls apart when you encounter a book that you admire, but which you didn’t ‘like’ a great deal.
References to this book Participation: First of all, the postcolojialism of this book is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen. Selected pages Title Page. The lack of major division leaves her able to dive into each topic with considerable depth, with room to draw in the major critical voices in this area and have them engage in broad arguments; it also has the effect of making the book occasionally difficult to orientate oneself within, and to get ‘above’ the discussion.
Colonialism / Postcolonialism by Ania Loomba
After reading Edward Said as an introduction to Postcolonial theory, this is the perfect book to put Said and other theorists in context. She currently holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English department. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Frequently, the arguments turn around on each other, so that a discussion about something is critiqued, which is itself the subject of criticism and then new insights are brought in etc.
The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: Oct 11, SL rated it it was amazing. Dense, but readable, and for my research, indispensable. New Essays on Romanticism Across the Disciplines. May 14, Talrubei rated it it was amazing Shelves: Related articles in Google Scholar. She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture.
Colonialism-postcolonialism – Ania Loomba – Google Books
So according to GR’s rati I’m probably not smart enough for this postcolonialsim, but I thought it was an awful read. Aug 27, Carol B. Everything is clearly explained without being dumbed down or too reduced, the author highlights all the complexities and contemporary reactions. This accessible introduction explores the historical dimensions and theoretical concepts associated with colonial and post-colonial studies.
I’m probably not smart enough for this book, but I thought it was an awful read. Extremely useful as an introduction to the field.