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Amitava Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Florida. His research focuses on postcolonial writing and radical, public pedagogy. He was born in Ara, in eastern India in 1963, and grew up in Patna, famous for its corruption, crushing poverty and delicious mangoes. Kumar received his master's degrees from Delhi University and Syracuse University. In 1993, he got his doctorate from the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Critical pedagogy.
Intellectuals -- Political activity.
Class consciousness.
Culture -- Study and teaching.
Socialism and education.
Postmodernism and education.
Intellectual life.