Woman, Native, Other: Writing Postcoloniality and Feminism
..". methodologically innovative... precise and perceptive andconscious... " -- Text and Performance Quarterly
"Woman, Native, Other is located at the juncture of a number of different fields anddisciplines, and it genuinely succeeds in pushing the boundaries of thesedisciplines further. It is one of the very few theoretical attempts to grapple withthe writings of women of...more
I haven't read that much theory, so I didn't know what to expect when I first started it. The post-colonial angle caught my eye, especially as an Asian American girl.
I wasn't disappointed-- a very insightful read that covered a broader range of topics than I thought it would.
The book is divided into four secti ...more
One is face to face with a constructed binarism (thinking Sedgwick here) where the "other" is made into an "another" by "difference". Minh-ha criticises the "white male anthropologist", in that he wants to gain knowledge about "the other" which he makes ...more