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Edward Said and the religious effects of culture

Author: William D Hart
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in religion and critical thought, 8.
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This book provides a distinctive account of Edward Said's critique of modern culture by highlighting the religion-secularism distinction on which it is predicated. It refers to religious and secular traditions and to tropes that extend the meaning and reference of religion and secularism in indeterminate ways. It covers Said's heterogeneous corpus--from Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography, his first book,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hart, William D., 1957-
Edward Said and the religious effects of culture.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99036183
(OCoLC)41601254
Named Person: Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward Wadie Said; Edward W Said
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William D Hart
ISBN: 0511011709 9780511011702 0511034105 9780511034107 9780511488412 0511488416 0521770521 9780521770521
OCLC Number: 50984593
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages).
Contents: Preliminary remarks --
Culture as the transfiguration of religious thought --
The religious effects of culture: nationalism --
The religious effects of culture: Orientalism --
The religious effects of culture: imperialism --
The responsibilities of the secular critic --
Marx, Said, and the Jewish question --
Concluding remarks: religion, secularism, and pragmatic naturalism --
Whose exodus, which interpretation? --
An exchange of letters between Michael Walzer and Edward Said.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in religion and critical thought, 8.
Responsibility: William D. Hart.
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