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
Sangeeta Ray is Professor of English at the University of Maryland at College Park. She is the author of En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives (2000) and the co-editor of A Companion to Postcolonial Studies (Wiley-Blackwell, 2000).