On the particularities of postcolonial studies, or how postcolonialism has become obsolete

Sandra Sousa

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I draw first on Vivek Chibber's argument that postcolonial studies fails to provide an adequate basis for a theory of human rights and a practice of global solidarity. I then introduce the Warwick Research Collective's elaboration of a new theory of world literature constructed around the concept of “combined and uneven development.” I conclude by proposing a way out of the limitations of postcolonial studies.

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Pós-Colonialismo

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.35520/mulemba.2017.v9n16a5510

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