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Edward Said : a legacy of emancipation and representation

Author: Adel Iskander; Hakem Rustom
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
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Edward W. Said (1935-2003) ranks as one of the most preeminent public intellectuals of our time. Through his literary criticism, his advocacy for the Palestinian cause, and his groundbreaking book Orientalism, Said elegantly enriched public discourse by unsettling the status quo. This indispensable volume, the most comprehensive and wide-ranging resource on Edward Said's life and work, spans his broad legacy both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Edward Said.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009050627
(OCoLC)449860054
Named Person: Edward W Said; Edward W Said
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adel Iskander; Hakem Rustom
ISBN: 9780520945401 0520945409
OCLC Number: 680277594
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 548 pages)
Contents: Affiliating with Edward Said / Joseph Massad --
Edward Said remembered on September 11, 2004: a conversation with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak / Ben Conisbee Baer --
Beginnings again / Michael Wood --
Side by side: the other is not mute / Laura Nader --
Edward Said and anthropology / Nicholas B. Dirks --
The critic and the public: Edward Said and world literature / Timothy Brennan --
Affiliating Edward Said closer to home: reading postcolonial women's texts / Denise deCaires Narain --
Translating heroism: locating Edward Said on Ahdaf Soueif's The map of love / Katherine Callen King --
Edward Said and the poetry of decolonization / Jahan Ramazani --
Edward Said in contemporary Arabic culture / Sabry Hafez --
"Long, languorous, repetitious line": Edward Said's critique of Arab popular culture / Anastasia Valassopoulos --
Edward Said and polyphony / Rokus de Groot --
The Arab/Jewish counterpoint: an interview with Daniel Barenboim / Hakem Rustom --
Speaking truth to power: on Edward Said and the Palestinian freedom struggle / Ardi Imseis --
Edward Said and the Palestine question / Avi Shlaim --
Representation and liberation: from Orientalism to the Palestinian crisis / Bill Ashcroft --
Said and the Palestinian diaspora: a personal reflection / Ghada Karmi --
The question of Zionism: continuing the dialogue / Jacqueline Rose --
Edward Said's impact on post-Zionist critique in Israel / Ilan Pappe --
The "postcolonial" in translation: reading Said in Hebrew / Ella Shohat --
Exile with/out God: a Jewish commentary in memory of Edward Said / Marc H. Ellis --
The incalculable loss: conversations with Noam Chomsky / Adel Iskandar --
"Contented homeland peace": the motif of exile in Edward Said / Robert Spencer --
A new "Copernican" revolution: Said's critique of metaphysics and theology / Abdirahman A. Hussein --
Edward Said and the possibilities of humanism / R. Radhakrishnan --
The Language of the unrequited: memory, aspiration, and antagonism in the utopian imagination of Edward Said / Asha Varadharajan --
Between humanism and late style / Lecia Rosenthal --
Secular divination: Edward Said's humanism / W.J.T. Mitchell --
Countercurrents and tensions in Said's critical practice / Benita Parry.
Responsibility: edited by Adel Iskandar and Hakem Rustom.

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