All writers are egomaniacal, manic depressive, drug-addicted alcoholics. T.C. Boyle

Gayatri C. Spivak

Gayatri C. Spivak

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is a literary theorist and cultural critic. She is a professor at Columbia University, where she cofounded the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. Her areas of focus include 19th- and 20th-century literature, the politics of culture, feminism, Marxism, and globalization. She has published numerous academic and literary books.

Last updated on 15.06.2015


Theory and Education


A Bit on Theory

Theory is epistemological and ethical healthcare for our society. Gayatri C. Spivak tackles the question “Is theory critical?”

Most Read