- A major intervention into debates about the postcolonial and the global.
- Proposes that theory bear the burden of unevenness even as it seeks a way out of it - neither captive to the world as it is, nor naively credulous of visions of the world as it should be, theory argues for an ethics of persuasion that is firmly rooted in political resistance.
- Engages with a wide range of theorists and writers from around the world.
- Ranges over fields as diverse as critical theory, postmodernism, poststructuralism, postcolonialism, minority studies, cultural studies and anthropology.
Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM / General LIT000000