More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a modern classic.
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Let me now speak about a different alternative model that has been extremely important to me in my work. As a humanist whose field is literature, ...
And this creative making of a place for works that are otherwise alien and distant is the most important facet of the interpreter's philological mission.
And lastly, most important, humanism is the only, and I would go so far as to say, the final resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices ...
... can be broadened further by saying that the former's ideological color is a matter of incidental importance to politics (although possibly of great ...
We may say, first, that civil society recognizes a gradation of political importance in the various fields of knowledge. To some extent the political ...
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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
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
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
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