John Docker is a well-known literary and cultural critic, and public intellectual.
He has written on contemporary theories of culture, identity, and diaspora; Orientalism and exoticism; monotheism and polytheism; and genocide in relation to both the Enlightenment and settler colonialism.
His most recent books are 1492: The Poetics of Diaspora (2001) and, with Ann Curthoys, Is History Fiction? (2005).
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