Homi K. Bhabha, born in 1949 in Mumbai, India, is one of the most important literary and cultural theorists of our time. He is the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English at Harvard University, where he is also the Director of the Humanities Center. His work focuses on questions of identity in the (post) colonial context. In addition to Edward Said and Gayatri Ch. Spivak, Homi Bhabha shapes the contemporary discourse of postcolonial studies, particularly with his analysis of cultural development processes.
Homi Bhabha’s best known works include Nation and Narration (1990) and The Location of Culture (1994).
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