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The Edward Said Reader

The Edward Said Reader


By (author) Edward W. Said, Edited by Moustafa Bayoumi, Edited by Andrew Rubin

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  • Publisher: GRANTA BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 508 pages
  • Dimensions: 129mm x 197mm x 32mm | 370g
  • Publication date: 11 October 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1862074453
  • ISBN 13: 9781862074453
  • Illustrations note: music
  • Sales rank: 382,000

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A presentation of key selections from Edward Said's works, from his groundbreaking 1966 study of Joseph Conrad and the influential "Orientalism", through to "Culture and Imperialism", to the recently critically acclaimed "Out of Place". Said tackles a number of diverse subjects, from the fight for Palestinian self-determination, to critiques on Jane Austen and Rudyard Kipling. This volume serves as a resource for scholars of politics, literature, history, and cultural studies.

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Author information

Edward Said is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and the author of eighteen books. Out of Place and The End of the Peace Process, Said's prescient critique of the Oslo peace accord, are both available from Granta Books.

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"One of the leading thinkers of the age."--"The New York Observer" "Edward Said is the most distingished and cultural critic now writing in America." --Cornel West "Said is a brilliant and unique amalgam of scholar, aesthete, and political activist...[He] challenges and stimulates our thinking in every area." --"Washington Post Book World" "No one studying the relations between the metroploitan West and the decolonizing world can ignore Mr. Said's work." --"The New York Times Book Review" "From the Trade Paperback edition."