Provides an in-depth introduction to debates within post-colonial theory and criticism. The many contributors include Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Edward Said, Anthony Giddens, Anne McClintock, Stuart Hall, Paul Gilroy, and bell hooks.
A wide-ranging collection of texts, written between the 1950s and 1992, approaching post-colonialism from the perspective of cultural theory, and suggesting the full scope of the debates in the post- colonial area. The volume is divided into six sections: theorizing colonized cultures and anti-colonial resistance; theorizing the West; theorizing gender; theorizing post-coloniality--intellectuals and institutions; theorizing post-coloniality--discourse and identity; and reading from theory. Includes a substantial bibliography. Paper edition (unseen), $17.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)