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Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament

Perspectives on South Asia (New Cultural Studies)

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Sociology,
  • Foreign public opinion, Occide,
  • History - General History,
  • ASIA,
  • India,
  • South Asia,
  • Asia - General,
  • World - Post-Colonial Studies,
  • History / Asia,
  • History-World - Post-Colonial Studies,
  • Congresses,
  • Foreign public opinion, Occidental,
  • Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCarol A. Breckenridge (Editor), Peter Van Der Veer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004367M
    ISBN 100812214366
    ISBN 109780812214369

    Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament: Perspectives on South Asia. Edited by Carol A. Breckenridge and Peter van der Veer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, Amit Rai 'Orientalism', like the Lacanian 'Phallus' and Foucauldian 'Power', has become a transcendental signifier, which obscures precisely that. Orientalism and the postcolonial predicament: perspectives on South Asia. Introduction and chapters 6, 8 and Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Carol Appadurai Breckenridge, Peter van der Veer, South Asia Seminar Date c Publisher University of Pennsylvania Press Pub place Philadelphia.

      Buy Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament by Carol A. Breckenridge, Peter van der Veer from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Sophie starts the book off with a bang (or a splash) by drowning in the river that runs by Estha and Rahel's village. The rest of the book deals with how Estha and Rahel grow up while dealing with the death of their cousin. What's so postcolonial about that? .

    Sheldon I. Pollock is a scholar of Sanskrit, the intellectual and literary history of India, and comparative intellectual is currently the Arvind Raghunathan Professor of South Asian Studies at the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia was the general editor of the Clay Sanskrit Library and is the founding editor of Alma mater: Harvard University. The word 'Orientalism' has become part of academic parlance and is iconicized as a key concept in postcolonial theory. Said's ingenious argument that the Orient was a hegemonic "European invention," a "European repre-sentation" as "a place of romance, exotic beings, haunting memories and land-scapes, remarkable experiences" (0, p.


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One common theme that links the essays in Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament is the proposition that Orientalist discourse is not just restricted to the colonial past but continues even today. The contributors argue that it is still extremely difficult for both Indians and outsiders to think about India in anything but strictly.

In his extraordinarily influential book Orientalism, Edward Said argued that Western knowledge about the Orient in the Post-Enlightenment period has been "a systematic discourse by which Europe was able to manage—even produce—the Orient politically, sociologically, militarily, ideologically, scientifically, and imaginatively." According to Said, European and American.

In his extraordinarily influential book Orientalism, Edward Said argued that Western knowledge about the Orient in the Post-Enlightenment period has been "a systematic discourse by which Europe was able to manage--even produce--the Orient politically, sociologically, militarily, ideologically, scientifically, and imaginatively."According to Said, European and American/5.

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One common theme that links the essays in Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament is the proposition that Orientalist discourse is not just restricted to the colonial past but continues even today.

The contributors argue that it is still extremely difficult for both Indians and outsiders to think about India in Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament book but strictly 5/5(1).

Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament: Perspectives on South Asia New Cultural Studies, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in is a collection of articles. Most of these articles were originally delivered at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annual South Asia Seminar, as papers devoted to “Orientalism and.

They propose that students of society and history rethink their methodologies and the relation between theories, methods, and the historical conditions that produced alism and the Postcolonial Predicament provides new and important insights into the cultural embeddedness of power in the colonial and postcolonial world.

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title: Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament: Perspectives On South Asia New Cultural Studies author: Breckenridge, Carol Appadurai publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press isbn10 | asin: print isbn ebook isbn language: English subject South Asia--Study and teaching--Congresses, South Asia Orientalism and the postcolonial predicament: perspectives on South Asia.

In his extraordinarily influential book Orientalism, Edward Said argued that Western knowledge about the Orient in the Post-Enlightenment period has been "a systematic discourse by which Europe was able to manage-even produce-the Orient politically, sociologically.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament / C.A. Breckenridge and der Veer --The foreign hand: Orientalist discourse in Sociology / der Veer --Orientalism and the Social Sciences / J.

Lele --Deep Orientalism. Vasilios Ioakimidis, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Introduction. Postcolonialism refers to a set of theoretical concepts, approaches, and interventions, which deal with the diverse effects of the interaction between the colonizer and the colonized.

The conceptualization and focus of the postcolonial analyses is very diverse and. PDF | On Dec 1,James F. Fisher and others published Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament: Perspectives on South Asia. By Carol A. Buy Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament: Perspectives on South Asia (South Asia Seminar) by Carol A.

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Books shelved as postcolonial-theory: Orientalism by Edward W. Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Location of Culture by Homi K. Bhabha. Orientalism and the Figure of the Jew proposes a new way of understanding modern Orientalism. Tracing a path of modern Orientalist thought in German across crucial writings from the late eighteenth to the mid–twentieth centuries, Librett argues that Orientalism and anti-Judaism are inextricably by: 6.

Postcolonialism is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lonialism is a critical theory analysis of the history, culture, literature, and discourse of European imperial power.

The name postcolonialism is modeled on postmodernism, with. Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament: Perspectives on South Asia. By Carol A. Breckenridge and Peter van der Veer, editors. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. viii, pp. Reviewed by James F. Fisher, Professor of Anthropology, Carleton College, Northfield, : James F.

Fisher. define itself [4]. Said’s study of Orientalism as a discourse functions as an example of ”the postcolonial predicament” of Asians and Westerners alike. In Western scholarly work the West is either implicitly or explicitly, but nevertheless rather uncritically, accepted into a dichotomous relationship with the East.Spivak, G.

(). The Burden of English. In C. A. Breckenridge & P. van der Veer (Eds.), Orientalism and the postcolonial predicament: Perspectives on South Asia (pp. –). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Google Scholar.Orientalilsm, as he himself admits in his article "Orientalism Reconsidered", published in Diana Bryden's Postcolonialism ().

However, in Orientalism, Said, by most accounts, revolutionized the literary field and laid the ground for postcolonial theory, creating an unprecedented dispute in the Academic circles in the West and East alike.