Changing the stories we have inherited from colonialism | Priyamvada Gopal

,Published on Jun 24, 2019
Decolonising the English curriculum is about understanding and undoing mythologies. Priyamvada Gopal argues we need to challenge the idea that some cultures are the ‘givers’ and the ‘teachers’, and others are the ‘takers’ and the ‘taught’. We need access to other narratives.

Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent is out now…

Priyamvada Gopal is University Reader in Anglophone and Related Literatures in the Faculty of English at the University of Cambridge and Fellow Churchill College. She is the author of Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the Transition to Independence and The Indian English Novel: Nation, History and Narration.

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