Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Sardar, Ziauddin; Van Loon, Borin
September 2004
Introducing Cultural Studies;9/ 1/2004, p116
The article offers information on Indian feminist Gayatri Spivak. She is considered to be one of the most subversive post-colonial critics. She argues against hegemonic historiography which presents Indian history as continuous and homogeneous in terms of heads of state and British administrators. Her goal is to destroy critical historical reasoning. She wants to relocate non-Western discourses in new spaces where heterogeneity is the norm.


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