'Post Colonial Studies ' is an elective course offered in the M. Phil. (English Language and Literature) at School of Arts and Science, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
- To apply the theoretical aspects in the prescribed works.
- Edward Said - ‘Crisis’ from Orientalism
- Jean Paul Sartre - Preface to Wretched of the Earth
- HomiBhabha - ‘The Other Question’ from Location of Culture
- Mary E. Hawkesworth - ‘Democratization: Reflections on Gendered Dislocations in the Public Sphere’
- K. Ayyappa Paniker - ‘The Postcolonial Experience in Indian Literature’
- B. Ashcroft, G Griffiths & H. Tiffin Chapter 4 ‘Theory at the Crossroads: Indigenous Theory and Postcolonial Reading’ from The Empire Writes Back.
- Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak - 'Can the Subaltern Speak?’
- Chandra TalpadeMohanty- ‘Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses’
- Bourdieu, Pierre. - ‘The Forms of Capital’
- Arjun Appadurai – “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy”
- Mary E. John – “Globalization, Sexuality and the Visual Field: Issues and Non-Issues for Cultural Critique”
- Arunima, G. – “Who is a Malayali Anyway?: Language, Community and Identity in Pre-Colonial Kerala”
- Ramakrishnan, E. V. - “Beyond Canons and Classrooms: Towards a Dialogic Model of Literary Historiography”
- Chinua Achebe - A Man of the People
- NgugiwaThiongo - Petals of Blood
- J. M. Coetzee - Disgrace
- Amitav Ghosh - Sea of Poppies
- ShyamSelvadurai - Cinnamon Gardens
- BapsiSidwa - Ice Candy Man
- Michael Ondatje - The English Patient
- George Saunders - Lincoln in the Bardo
- Jean-Paul Sartre 1961 Preface to Frantz Fanon’s “Wretched of the Earth”
- G. Arunima – “Who is a Malayali Anyway?: Language, Community and Identity in Pre-colonial Kerala” in Assertive Religious Identities:India and Europe. Ed. Satish Sabharwal, Mushirul Hasan. 33-57. Delhi: Manohar, 2006.
- Ramakrishnan, E V - “Beyond Canons and Classrooms: Towards a Dialogic Model of Literary Historiography” in Indigenous Imaginaries: Literature, Region, Modernity. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2017.
- Ahmed, Aijaz. In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures. London: Verso, 2000.
- Mary E. Hawkesworth - ‘Democratization: Reflections on Gendered Dislocations in the Public Sphere’ in The Socialist Feminist Project: A Contemporary Reader in Theory and Politics. Ed. Nancy Holmstrom. Delhi: Aakar, 2011
- Mary E. John – “Globalization, Sexuality and the Visual Field: Issues and Non-Issues for Cultural Critique” in Women Contesting Culture: Changing Frames of Gender Politics in India. Ed. Kavita Punjabi, ParomitaChakravarti. Jadavpur: Jadavpur University, 2012.
- Bourdieu, Pierre. - ‘The Forms of Capital’ in Cultural Theory: An Anthology. Ed. ImreSzeman, Timothy Kaposy. UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
- Lazarus, Neil. The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies (Cambridge Companions to Literature). UK: CUP, 2004
- Satchidanandan, K. Ed. K. AyyappaPaniker: Selected Essays. New Delhi: SahityaAkademi, 2017.
- Online sources