More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a modern classic.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Beholderess - LibraryThing
As been said by other reviewers, a seminal but flawed work. A must-read for every student of cultural studies, colonial/post-colonial studies and even history. The flaws include overgeneralisation and ... Read full review
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A literary/philosophical analysis of perceptions of 'the Orient' as something different, exotic, passionate, religious, and inferior. The Orient as it was, was thought of as such - in many ways- since ... Read full review
Knowing the Oriental
Redrawn Frontiers Redefined Issues Secularized
Pilgrims and Pilgrimages British and French
Latent and Manifest Orientalism
Modern AngloFrench Orientalism in Fullest Flower
The Latest Phase