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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Without a well-organized sense that these people over there were not like “us” and didn't appreciate “our” values—the very core of traditional Orientalist ...
Moreover, humanism is sustained by a sense of community with other interpreters and other societies and periods: strictly speaking, therefore, ...
... 1951 essay one senses that for Auerbach the great book he wrote was an elegy for a period when people could interpret texts philologically, concretely, ...
Instead of reading in the real sense of the word, our students today are often distracted by the fragmented knowledge available on the internet and in the ...
But what has really been lost is a sense of the density and interdependence of human life, which can neither be reduced to a formula nor be brushed aside as ...
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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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