Homi Bhabha’s Concept of Hybridity


The term ‘hybridity’ has been most recently associated with the work of Homi K. Bhabha, whose analysis of colonizer/colonized relations stresses their interdependence and the mutual construction of their subjectivities (see mimicry and ambivalence).

Bhabha contends that all cultural statements and systems are constructed in a space that he calls the ‘Third Space of enunciation’