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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Loojba not saying there weren’t interesting things, but very few and far between. And I hate my UNI for making me read shitty books like this one!

She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar.

For an intro While the information presented in Loomba’s introduction to Colonialiam and Postcolonialism was interesting, I thought that the organization was really lacking for a multi-published academic work. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

First of all, the structure of this book is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen. This postcoloniaism an excellent introduction to the field and a good reference book after. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Oct 15, Susanna rated it liked it. Her writing is clear, and the introduction and conclusion are just as helpful as the content.


Ania Loomba examines the key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, and recent developments in post-colonial theories and histories in the writings of contemporary theorists, including Edward Said, Abdul JanMohamed, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak.

Colonialism / Postcolonialism

Feb 13, J A rated it really liked it Shelves: Situated comparatively across disciplines and cultural contexts, this book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in postcolonial studies. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Sep 07, missy jean rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m in my third year of Literary Studies and I thought it was sometimes pretty though.

Colonialism / Postcolonialism by Ania Loomba

Review Praise for the Second Edition: Sign in via your Institution Sign in. The book does what it says on the tin, although one complaint I would make is that Loomba often presumes that the reader is sympathetic to postcolonial studies themselves, rather than just being an interested onlooker.

Otherwise, definitely a recommendation! She currently holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English department. You do not currently have access to this article. The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: I gave up when I had 60 pages anai.


The book itself is well organised for reference and reading.

Waiting for the Barbarians: The biggest downside is that Loomba hurls so much information at her readers that it’s hard to make sense of it all. Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Discourse, as well as Hybridity. It’s exactly the sort of book teachers want their students to read.

Not even mentioning the kilometric paragraphs. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Buy the selected items together This item: With new coverage of emerging postcoloniailsm around globalization, this second edition will continue to serve as the ideal guide for students new to colonial discourse theory, postcolonial studies or postcolonial theory as well as a reference for advanced students and teachers.