Agamben and colonialism

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Authors: Agamben, Giorgio, Bignall, Simone, Svirsky, Marcelo
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 296
Language: english
Year: 2012
ISBN 10: 1280874848
ISBN 13: 978-0-7486-4926-6
Series: Critical connections
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

12 new essays evaluating Agamben's work from a postcolonial perspective. Svirsky and Bignall assemble leading figures to explore the rich philosophical linkages and the political concerns shared by Agamben and postcolonial theory.Agamben's theories of the 'state of exception' and 'bare...