The Body in the Library: Identity, Opposition, and the Settler-Invader Woman, Helen Tiffin, (Castle)

November 5, 2007

It was compelling to hear the voice of the colonized in this article, particularly as Tiffin identifies how native identities were erased by colonialist education systems. She quotes the voice a postcolonial writer reflecting on how colonially imported schools and libraries themselves supported the imperial agenda-“in these places you distorted and erased my history and glorified your own.”

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