Tagged with Spivak

I’ve got a Fever

I just finished reading Gayatri C. Spivak’s “The Rani of Sirmur.” My supervisor recommended it to me after I struggled through her “Can the Subaltern Speak?” which left me feeling somewhat cynical. “Rani” predates the latter essay, and is not quite as heavy.   I will admit that I struggled with the first chunk of … Continue reading

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General Ochterl…

General Ochterlony was a gentleman and cordially hated the hill people. This excellent turn of phrase comes to you from Gayatri Spivak’s 1984 “The Rani of Sirmur” (254)