Homi K. Bhabha is best known for his central contribution to the development of post-colonial theory. Additionally, he has written extensively on visual arts, literature in English, and issues relating to human rights and globalization. Through this work, Bhabha has become one of the so-called Holy Trinity of post-colonial theory, alongside Edward W. Saïd and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Young 1990: 163). He has been widely discussed and celebrated as a thinker of post-colonial cultures, and is now Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of English and American Literature at Harvard University. To explore the importance of these cultures, Bhabha draws on the work of thinkers like Saïd and Spivak, but also on diverse figures like Jacques Derrida, Frantz Fanon, Sigmund Freud, Michel Foucault, Anish…

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Citation: Huddart, David. "Homi K Bhabha". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 February 2007 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5184, accessed 23 June 2024.]

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