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Edward W. Said. like Lamartine , came to the Orient prepared for it by voluminous
reading in the classics , modern literature , and academic Orientalism ; about this
preparation Flaubert was much more candid than Nerval , who in Les Filles du ...
The paramount importance of Nerval and Flaubert to a study such as this of the
Orientalist mind in the nineteenth century is that they produced work that is
connected to and depends upon the kind of Orientalism we have so far discussed
, yet ...
101 The Orient symbolizes Nerval's dreamquest and the fugitive woman central
to it , both as desire and as loss . “ Vaisseau d'Orient ” -vessel of the Orient —
refers enigmatically either to the woman as the vessel carrying the Orient , or ...
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ORIENTALISMUser Review - Kirkus
One may quibble with the title: this is a study of Islamic Orientalism solely, of Western representations of the Near East, with little or no direct reference to Persia, India, China, Japan. Professor ... Read full review
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Said's masterwork on the Western view of the East is not only a breathtaking work of scholarship, but a vital method of understanding the 'othering' that has allowed us to come to our current grim political pass. Read full review