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Cultural readings of imperialism : Edward Said and the gravity of history

Author: Keith Ansell-Pearson; Benita Parry; Judith Squires
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
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In this book of essays, the contributors, informed by Said's wide-ranging scholarship, engage with post-coloniality, literature and philosophy. This is the first collection to expand and elucidate the work of Said and it matches his critical skill and insight over an interdisciplinary field of enquiry.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Ansell-Pearson; Benita Parry; Judith Squires
ISBN: 0312176414 9780312176419 0312176422 9780312176426
OCLC Number: 36842411
Notes: Chiefly papers presented at a conference held Mar. 1994, Warwick University; two other papers were originally presented at a conference held Jan. 1994, University of Bristol.
Description: 304 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Transnationalism and the alleged death of the nation state / Neil Lazarus --
Sites of resistance in the global economy / Masao Miyoshi --
Secularism, elitism, progress and other transgressions / Bruce Robbins --
Columbus, Palestine and Arab Jews / Ella Shohat --
White skin, black masks / Bryan Cheyette --
Hybridism and the ethnicity of the English / Robert Young --
Secular criticism and the politics of religious dissent / Gauri Viswanathan --
West and its others / Bhikhu Parekh --
Identity and violence / David Wood. Philosophy's paradoxical parochialism / Robert Bernasconi --
Narrating imperialism / Benita Parry --
Anna Maria Falconbridge and Sierra Leone: the reality of a coloniser / Moira Ferguson --
'Africa' and cultural translation: reading difference / Kadiatu Kanneh --
Gendering imperial culture / Laura Chrisman.
Responsibility: edited by Keith Ansell-Pearson, Benita Parry, and Judith Squires.

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In this book of essays, the contributors, informed by Said's wide-ranging scholarship, engage with post-coloniality, literature and philosophy. This is the first collection to expand and elucidate the work of Said and it matches his critical skill and insight over an interdisciplinary field of enquiry.

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