Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines:key features of the ideologies and academic disciplines and around the world, Colonialism/Postcolonialism has. 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.
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Feb 13, J A rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a good introduction to postcolonial theory, which I’m studying this Fall. But if you already have some basic knowledge it should be a good read.
Sep 07, missy jean rated it really liked it Shelves: First of all, the structure of this book is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen.
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Mar 09, Sonali Banerjee rated it really liked it. This is one of those books; I found it an excellent critical introduction to postcolonialism, but rather a hefty read.
So according to GR’s rating system, this gets 1 lolmba from me for I did not like it. New Critical Idiom 1 – 10 of 18 books. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
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Leif rated it liked it Nov 08, She is also faculty in Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies, and Women’s Studies, and her courses are regularly cross-listed with these programs. Books by Ania Loomba.
Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar. It’s a good summary of the field and is up to date I read the 3rd edition, published inso mileage may vary.
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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Helpful. Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving…. Don’t have an account? Feb 18, Israa Al rated it really liked it. Dec 18, Pol rated it liked it Shelves: Not even mentioning the kilometric paragraphs. Postcolonialixm to Read Currently Reading Read. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? I must have underlined and marked half the book.
Aug 23, Catherine rated it it was ok. Other books in the series. Divided colonialiem only three chapters, Loomba offers an analysis of the history and development of colonialism, the establishment of colonial identities, and challenges to colonialism — including a conclusion that responds to recent historical developments roughly after the invasion of Iraq in I’m in my third year of Literary Studies and I thought it was sometimes pretty though.
Gender, Sexuality postvolonialism Colonial Discourse, as well as Hybridity. Loomba summarizes various theories and criticisms of those theories.
Loomba does a good job of presenting as many different viewpoints as possible to track the evolution of the field, while also illustrating that many ideas are not ‘one size fits all’ solutions to fighting against colonial and neo-colonial oppression.
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Lieke rated it really liked it Feb 15, The book does what postcoloniwlism says on the tin, although one complaint I would make is that Loomba often presumes that the reader is oostcolonialism to postcolonial studies themselves, rather than just being an interested onlooker. Sign In Forgot password?
She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar.
Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines: That’s all I have to say. This, along with Said, is a colnialism good primer for the subject. Content-wise, Loomba presented a lot of ideas that had no follow-through and I also felt like she brought some excellent, easy to understand ideas for someone new to Postcolonial studies – if only she had pursued them.
I say that as postcolonialiam warning on the offset, because it is a difficult and often complicated read. Jan 22, Will rated it really liked it Shelves: Her research on the history of racism since the early modern era includes work on England’s early contacts with India, the Moluccas and Turkey.
Definitely a book to keep.