Deconstruction and the Postcolonial
At the Limits of Theory
Michael Syrotinski is is Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Aberdeen.
Acknowledgements Introduction: a few liminal remarks Part I. Postcolonial deconstruction 1. Deconstruction in Algeria (Derrida ‘himself ’) 2. Hybridity revisited 3. Spivak reading Derrida: an interesting exchange Part II. Deconstruction and postcolonial Africa 4. Defetishizing Africa 5. Reprendre: Mudimbe’s deconstructions 6. Violence and writing in the African postcolony: Achille Mbembe and Sony Labou Tansi Conclusion (Postcolonial Blanchot?) Bibliography Index
An insightful, provocative and challenging book.
University of Oxford
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Copyright: © 2007
Publication: September 1, 2007
Series: Postcolonialism Across the Disciplines 2