R. Radhakrishnan

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Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan
Born (1949-10-28)28 October 1949
Sirkali, Tamil Nadu
Era 21st-century philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Postcolonialism, Postmodernism
Notable ideas
diasporic hybridity
global unevenness

Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, commonly known as R. Radhakrishnan, is Chancellor's Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, and is considered one of the leading postcolonial theorists and literary critics in the United States. He was born on 28 October 1949, in Sirkali, a village in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Radhakrishnan is also noted as a translator and poet of Tamil as well as a master of English and English literary criticism.[citation needed] He was initially educated in Madras and earned his PhD from Binghamton University.[citation needed]

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