Postcolonial Trivia

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Section 1

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Aleksandar HemonNowhere Man (2002) / The Lazarus Project (2008)
Chinua AchebeThings Fall Apart (1958) / No Longer at Ease (1960) / Arrow of God (1964) / A Man of the People (1966) / Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
Jean Rhys The Left Bank and other Stories (1927) / Good Morning, Midnight (1939) / Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)
Joseph ConradThe Nigger of the 'Narcissus' (1897) / Heart of Darkness (1899) / Nostromo (1904) / The Secret Agent (1907) / Under Western Eyes (1911)

Section 2

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Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things (1997) / The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (2017)
Salman RushdieGrimus (1975) / Midnight's Children (1981) / The Satanic Verses (1988) / The Moor's Last Sigh (1995) / Shalimar the Clown (2005) / Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights (2015)
VS NaipaulA House for Mr Biswas (1961) / A Bend in the River (1979)
Ben Okri The Famished Road (1991) / Dangerous Love (1996) / Starbook (2007)

Section 3

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Chimamanda Ngozi AdichiePurple Hibiscus (2003) / Half of a Yellow Sun (2006) / Americanah (2013)
Gabriel Garcia MarquezOne Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) / The Autumn of the Patriarch (1975) /Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981) Love in the Time of Cholera (1985) /
Tsitsi DangarembgaNervous Conditions (1988)
Ayi Kwei ArmahThe Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (1968) / Two Thousand Seasons (1973)

Section 4

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Frantz FanonMartinique-born Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary, and writer whose works are influential in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory, and Marxism. He wrote numerous books, including, most notably, The Wretched of the Earth (1961). This influential title focuses on the necessary role that Fanon thinks violence must play in decolonization struggles.
Edward SaïdAs a cultural critic, Said is known for the book Orientalism (1978), a critique of the cultural representations that are the bases of Orientalism—how the Western world perceives the Orient.
Gayatri SpivakConsidered "one of the most influential postcolonial intellectuals", Spivak is best known for her essay "Can the Subaltern Speak?" (1988) and for her translation of and introduction to Jacques Derrida's De la grammatologie (1967).
Homi K BhabhaIn The Location of Culture (1994), the theoretician Homi K. Bhabha argued that viewing the human world as composed of separate and unequal cultures, rather than as an integral human world, perpetuates the belief in the existence of imaginary peoples and places—"Christendom" and "The Islamic World", "The First World", "The Second World", and "The Third World". Emphasizes the hybridity of new cultural forms, influenced by colonialism that make up multiculturalism.

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R Siva KumarRaman Siva Kumar (born 3 December 1956), well known as R. Siva Kumar, is an internationally noted contemporary Indian art historian, art critic, and curator. R. Siva Kumar's major research has been in the area of early Indian modernism with special focus on the Santiniketan School.