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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Likewise I must gratefully acknowledge the helpful and critical interest of the colleagues, friends, and students in various places whose questions and ...
... his work that interest in what I tried to do in my book hasn't completely died down, particularly in the many different lands of the “Orient” itself.
It is exemplified for me most admirably in Goethe's interest in Islam generally, and Hafiz in particular, a consuming passion that led to the composition of ...
... but that it is the whole network of interests inevitably brought to bear on (and therefore always involved in) any occasion when that peculiar entity ...
... there is much government interest, and what he might produce in the way of studies or proposals will be taken up by policymakers, government officials, ...
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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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