Week 9, Postcolonial Critical Theories (Castle)

November 26, 2007

The identification of compromised positions within postcolonial criticism should not come as a surprise. It seems that the discipline is largely based on suspicion of motives and any discourse that takes a dominant or hegemonic stance and places alternative views on the margins.  It seems in keeping with this emphasis that there would be a place in which the field is taking a look at where it has been complicit with colonialism in the process of seeking to speak about it.   

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