[ilds] Po-co/poco

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Wed Jul 11 12:44:25 PDT 2007

There is no end to this cancer.  Academics will always think up another 
another way of keeping themselves uselessly employed.


On Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at 08:38  pm, James Gifford wrote:

> Said taught postcolonial criticism and literature to American students
> for years, and males have been doing feminist criticism for decades.
> Masculinities is a growing field as well, and the combination of
> masculinities and postcolonial studies is likewise growing.  If it's
> of interest, see Lahoucine Ouzgane and Daniel Coleman's work from
> several years back:
> http://social.chass.ncsu.edu/jouvert/v2i1/con21.htm
> I'm sending this for information only -- I'm not interested in
> debating the materials, unless we're tying it in to _bitter Lemons_.
> Best,
> James
> On 11/07/07, Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> I'm curious -- does one have to be a post-colonial to write 
>> post(-)colonial criticism?  Seems to me you would.  Edward Said, the 
>> founding father of this school, could legitimately claim that right, 
>> but not many espousing its values today are of that affiliation, from 
>> what I can tell.  Similarly, can males write feminist criticism?  
>> Possibly, but that would open them up to obvious criticism, so why 
>> not apply that standard to non-po-cos?
>> Bruce
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