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Edward Said : a critical introduction

Author: Valerie Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2000.
Series: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
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"Focusing on Said's insistence on the connection between literature, politics and culture, Kennedy offers an overview and assessment of the main strands of Said's work, drawing out the links and contradictions between each area. The book begins with an examination of Orientalism, one of the founding texts of postcolonial studies. Kennedy looks at the book in detail, probing both its strengths and weaknesses, and  Read more...
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Named Person: Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Kennedy
ISBN: 0745620183 9780745620183 0745620191 9780745620190
OCLC Number: 44118253
Description: xi, 180 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Orientalism --
2. Imperialism in the Middle East: Palestine, Israel and the USA --
3. After Orientalism: Culture and Imperialism --
4. Said and Postcolonial Studies.
Series Title: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
Responsibility: Valerie Kennedy.
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Edward Said is one of the foremost thinkers writing today. His work as a literary and cultural critic, a political commentator, and the champion of the cause of Palestinian rights has given him a  Read more...

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"A valuable introduction to the vision and ability of an individual and influential thinker." Ethnic Conflict Research Digest

 
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