The Location of Culture (Routledge Classics)
Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture, he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and liminality to argue that cultural production is always most productive where it is...more
1. People who like pain.
2. People who like elitist, dense, scholarship that arrogantly references a huge array of critical theory without attempting to show where any of this is coming from or what it really means, and then tries to pass itself off as politically efficacious.
3. Graduate students and academics in cultural studies or postcolonial theory.
This makes me wonder... are those in the third category just really those who fit both descriptions one and two? It's...more
Anyway, his main thesis deals with the place of colonized subject somewhere in between the stereotypes of savagery and naivete that t...more
Loved this essay.
it may be useful if you got some ideas about cultural theory,post_structural theory and of course post_colonialism before read the book.