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The postcolonial feminist critics raise a number of conceptual, methodological and political problems involved in the study of representation of gender while postcolonial theorist struggles against the maiden colonial discourse that aims at misrepresenting him as inferior, the task of a postcolonial feminist is far more complicated.
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