Chapter 2. Reading Literature, Teaching Literature: Whither Soul Making?

  1. Sangeeta Ray

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310894.ch2

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: In Other Words

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: In Other Words

How to Cite

Ray, S. (2009) Reading Literature, Teaching Literature: Whither Soul Making?, in Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: In Other Words, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310894.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405103176

Online ISBN: 9781444310894

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Keywords:

  • reading literature, teaching literature - whither soul making;
  • critique of Anglo-American feminist pedagogy;
  • Erin O'Connor, staging counter strike;
  • “Three Women's Texts”, guiding Spivak's work;
  • Spivak, reading Puran and Devi as writers;
  • Spivak, cautioning against consigning postcoloniality;
  • margins of postcoloniality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Critique of Anglo-American Feminist Pedagogy

  • The Limits of Female Soul Making

  • Reading a Subaltern Text

  • Reading in the Margins of Postcoloniality

  • Teaching in the Rural South

  • Notes