This popular text provides an in-depth introduction to debates within post-colonial theory and criticism. The readings are drawn from a diverse selection of thinkers both historical and contemporary.

part |2 pages

Part One: Theorising Colonised Cultures and Anti-Colonial Resistance

part |2 pages

Part Two: Theorising the West

chapter |5 pages


chapter 6|18 pages

Edward Said From Orientalism

chapter 7|12 pages

Dennis Porter Orientalism and Its Problems

chapter 8|10 pages

Aijaz Ahmad Orientalism and After

part |2 pages

Part Four: Theorising Post-Coloniality: Intellectuals and Institutions

part |2 pages

Part Five: Theorising Post-Coloniality: Discourse and Identity