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Colonial subjectivity, gender and space

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780719053351
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781702284 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0002
Colonial subjectivity, gender and space

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This chapter analyses the way that colonial subjectivity is formed within the colonial context. The discussion is concerned with analysing the very specificity of colonial subjectivity, as well as the way that certain forms of subject position develop in relation to, and in contrast to, other subjectivities. This chapter also considers the impact these different forms of subjectivity have on metropolitan contexts.

Keywords: colonial subjectivity; colonial contexts; forms of subject position; metropolitan contexts

Chapter.  10608 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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