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Lying on the Postcolonial Couch

The Idea of Indifference

by Rukmini Bhaya Nair.

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Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • India,
  • Politics and government,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • 1947-,
  • Apathy,
  • Postcolonialism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070376M
    ISBN 100816633665
    ISBN 109780816633661

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She is currently a Professor at Humanities and Social Sciences department of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi).Alma mater: University of Cambridge. This article is based on the author's forthcoming book entitled Lying on the Postcolonial Couch: The Sacralization of Bureaucratic Space and the Poetics of Indifference, University of Minnesota & Oxford University Press, December, 7.

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Lying On The Postcolonial Couch: The Idea Of Indifference: The Idea of Difference.[1] See, Kwame Anthony Appiah, “Is the Post- in Postmodernism the Post- in Postcolonialism?” (), Critical Inquiry,pp [2] There are of course exceptions, most notably (and the one that I have drawn heavily on), Joseph Mossad’s “The ‘Post-colonial’ colony: Time, Space, and Bodies in Palestine/Israel”, in, The Pre-Occupation of Postcolonial Studies, ed.

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