(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Sing along with the common people : politics, postcolonialism, and other figures

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

BARNETT C. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Univ., Reading, ROYAUME-UNI


The A. addresses debates in the field of colonial discourse analysis in order to explore the connections between particular conceptions of language and particular models of politics. The rhetorical representation of empowerment and disempowerment, through figures of speech and silence is critically examined. Through a reading of Spivak's account of the dilemmas of subaltern representation, it is argued that the deconstructions of the conventional metaphorics of speech and silence calls into view the irreductible textuality of the work of representation


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 15, no2 [pp. 137-154]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.




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