Subaltern Studies: Colonial Histories and Cultural Critique

Description: Seminar, three hours. Examination of certain links between practice of cultural criticism and problems in historiography of colonial and postcolonial societies. Use of key texts by members of Subaltern Studies collective of Indian historians to explore some central issues arising from this relationship. What kind of interdisciplinary space is produced by dialog of history and literary and cultural theory? Attention to literary texts to practice such interdisciplinary criticism. Nature of modernity in colonial setting. What is nature of bourgeoisie in colonial society? What kind of modernization does it seek? What is relationship of modern metropolitan bourgeoisie to indigenous one? S/U or letter grading.

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