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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New York E. W. S. September–October 1977 They cannot represent themselves; they must be represented. —Karl Marx, xi Acknowledgments Preface.
They cannot represent themselves; they must be represented. —Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte The East is a career.
... was meant to be a testament to the diversity and concreteness of the reality represented in Western literature from Homer to Virginia Woolf; ...
of philological work that he had represented, and, alas, it's an even more depressing fact that, since Auerbach's death in 1957, both the idea and practice ...
Orientalism expresses and represents that part culturally and even ideologically as a mode of discourse with supporting institutions, vocabulary, ...
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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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