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Introduction Part of Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism

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Introduction Part of Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism

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Introduction Part of Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism

  1. 1. Introduction Part of Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism Name : Solanki Sardarsinh Roll No :24 Semester : 3 Year : 2014-15 Paper 11 : The Postcolonial Literature Submitted to: Smt. S.B.Gardi Department Of English M.K.Bhavnagar University
  2. 2. Introduction  She received her B..A, M.A and M.Phill degrees from the Delhi University  She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and cotemporary Indian literature and culture
  3. 3. What is Colonialism? “A settlement in a new country… a body of people who settle in a new locality, forming a community subject to or connected with their parent state; the community so formed , consisting of the original settlers and their descendants and successors, as long as the connection with the parent state is kept up.” -Ania Loomba’s colonialism/ postcolonialism
  4. 4. Roots of colonialism and postcolonialism  No much difference  It’s roots were in the Columbus arrival for the new found land.
  5. 5. Ania Loomba’s views about colonialism/postcolonialism  Colonialism is the physical occupation of territory and post colonialism deals with the effects of colonization on culture and societies
  6. 6. Imperialism Neo-colonialism Colonial literature
  7. 7. Imperialism  The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘imperial’ as ‘pertaining to empire’ and ‘imperialism’ as the rule of an emperor, especially when despotic and arbitrary  This word is coined by British prime minister Benjamin
  8. 8. Neo-colonialism  It is the highest stage of colonialism  The main aim of the it is that, after world war-2 maintain control of their formal colonies and economic arrangement
  9. 9. Colonial literature War creates the vast influenced on the mind of the writers  Aime Cesaire,s “A Tempest”  Girish Karnad’s “Hayavadana”  Gaytri Spivak’s “Can the Subaltern Speak”

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