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The legacy of Edward W. Said

Author: William V Spanos
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009.
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With the untimely death of Edward W. Said in 2003, various academic and public intellectuals worldwide have begun to reassess the writings of this powerful oppositional intellectual. Figures on the neoconservative right, who have become influential in the policy-making of George W. Bush's administration, have already begun to discredit Said's work as that of a subversive intent on slandering America's benign global  Read more...
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Spanos, William V.
Legacy of Edward W. Said.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)649855783
Named Person: Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said; Edward W Said
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William V Spanos
ISBN: 0252033884 9780252033889 0252075722 9780252075728
OCLC Number: 213451312
Description: xii, 274 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Edward Said and the poststructuralists : an introduction --
Heidegger, Foucault, and the "empire of the gaze" : thinking the territorialization of knowledge --
Orientalism : Foucault, genealogy, history --
Culture and imperialism : the specter of empire --
Edward Said's humanism and American exceptionalism after 9/11/01 : an interrogation --
Edward Said's Mount Hermon and mine : a forwarding remembrance and a coda.
Responsibility: William V. Spanos.
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