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Anne McClintock and H. Rider Haggard
Laura Chrisman

sexual difference and reproduction are chapter2 21/12/04 11:09 am Page 48 48 Imperialism natural processes, and it is here, through Haggard’s twin concerns with capitalist reification and wealth accumulation, that I would begin to analyse the interrelation of reproductive and economic power. Along with the reintroduction of the notion of the totality in feminist postcolonial criticism, I want to argue for the reintroduction of the notion of mediation. The notion of the totality allows us to engage at a macrological level with the structures through which

in Postcolonial contraventions
Laura Chrisman

institutions, movements and subjectivities. Spivak’s emphasis on sexual difference of imperial interpellation suggests how future work can explore the function of other kinds of difference in metropolitan ideological formations. Jameson’s argument for the constitutive contradictions of Forster – at once rationally, and rhetorically, opposed to empire yet aesthetically affirmative of it – opens a number of theoretical and critical possibilities for future work on political rhetoric, its relations to imperial structures of feeling and aesthetics. The work of these three

in Postcolonial contraventions