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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That I find the very same thing today more ironic than irritating is a sign of how much my age has crept up on me, along with the necessary diminutions in ...
... of community with other interpreters and other societies and periods: strictly speaking, therefore, there is no such thing as an isolated humanist.
... the main thing for the European visitor was a European representation of the Orient and its contemporary fate, both of which had a privileged communal ...
It will be clear to the reader (and will become clearer still throughout the many pages that follow) that by Orientalism I mean several things, all of them, ...
... that regular constellation of ideas as the pre-eminent thing about the Orient, ... “Orientalized” —and to believe that such things happen simply as a ...
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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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