Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: In Other Words

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: In Other Words

Author(s): Sangeeta Ray

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405103176

Online ISBN: 9781444310894

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310894

About this Book

This book introduces and discusses the works of leading feminist postcolonialist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, by exploring the key concepts and themes to emerge from them.

  • Focuses on the key themes to emerge from Spivak's work, such as ethics, literature, feminism, pedagogy, postcoloniality, violence, and war
  • Assesses Spivak's often contentious relationship with feminist and postcolonial studies
  • Considers the significance of her work for other fields, such as ethnography, history, cultural studies and philosophy

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