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Culture and Imperialism

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Publisher Comments:

In Culture and Imperialism, Edward Said's immense erudition and interpretive audacity are brought to bear on a variety of literatures, reanimating the terms of his title and discovering, in the process, how some of the most revered cultural productions call upon the same energies that go into the building of empires. His new book will likely become a classic of contemporary criticism.

Review:

"At a time when literary criticism has tended to become an esoteric game, Edward Said emphasizes its relation to the vast problems now facing the world as a whole, and argues with great force for the essential changes of attitude required of honest intellectuals." Frank Kermode

Synopsis:

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Synopsis:

A landmark work from the intellectually auspicious author of Orientalism that explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it. "Said is a brilliant . . . scholar, aesthete and political activist."--Washington Post Book World.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-361) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679750543
Author:
Said, Edward W.
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Said, Edward W.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
World
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
History, theory and practice
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
European literature
Subject:
Politics and culture
Subject:
Colonies in literature
Subject:
Imperialism in literature
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
imperialism;history;cultural studies;colonialism;non-fiction;culture;literary criticism;politics;literary theory;theory;postcolonialism;criticism;literature;postcolonial;cultural history;middle east;philosophy;orientalism;critical theory;empire;cultural c
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
19940531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.01x5.18x.95 in. .67 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Middle East » General History
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"Review" by , "At a time when literary criticism has tended to become an esoteric game, Edward Said emphasizes its relation to the vast problems now facing the world as a whole, and argues with great force for the essential changes of attitude required of honest intellectuals."
"Synopsis" by , US
"Synopsis" by , A landmark work from the intellectually auspicious author of Orientalism that explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it. "Said is a brilliant . . . scholar, aesthete and political activist."--Washington Post Book World.
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