Ways In to the Text
Who is Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak?
What does Can the Subaltern Speak Say?
Why does Can the Subaltern Speak Matter?Section 1: Influences
Module 1: The Author and the Historical Context
Module 2: Academic Context
Module 3: The Problem
Module 4: The Author's ContributionSection 2: Ideas
Module 5: Main Ideas
Module 6: Secondary Ideas
Module 7: Achievement
Module 8: Place in the Author's WorkSection 3: Impact
Module 9: The First Responses
Module 10: The Evolving Debate
Module 11: Impact and Influence Today
Module 12: Where Next?
Glossary of Terms
People Mentioned in the Text
Dr Graham Riach holds a PhD from Emmanuel College, Cambridge, on contemporary South African literature. A specialist in postcolonial literature, he currently teaches at the University of Oxford.