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When Silenced Voices Meet Homi. K. Bhabha’s “Megaphone”
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Drawing upon Homi. K. Bhabha's essay A Personal Response and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's Can The Subaltern Speak? I initiated my research project When the Silenced Voices Meet Homi. K. Bhabha's "Megaohone". The focal point of this paper aims at identifying and questioning the limitatpons of Bhabha's theories while highlighting Spivak's insightful perspectives. In conducting this project, the motif of my paper is derived, which is to question male scholars’ gender-blindness under the feminist lens in the field of post-colonial studies. Issues, such as identity, hybridity and representation are under discussion; meanwhile by citing the example of and debate on sati, the gender issue and the special contributions of postcolonial feminism are developed.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 41 p.
Keyword [en]
postcolonial, subaltern studies, identity, hybridity, sati
National Category
Languages and Literature
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-76243ISRN: LIU-IKK/MPLCE-A--12/03--SEOAI: diva2:513167
Subject / course
Master's Programme in Language and Culture in Europe
Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2012-04-02 Created: 2012-03-30 Last updated: 2012-04-02Bibliographically approved

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