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Using an impressive array of material from literature, archaeology and social theory, Edward Said explores the profound implications of Freud’s Moses and Monotheism for Middle-East politics today. The resulting book reveals Said’s abiding interest in Freud’s work and its important influence on his own.

He proposes that Freud’s assumption that Moses was an Egyptian undermines any simple ascription of a pure identity, and further that identity itself cannot be thought or worked through without the recognition of the limits inherent in it. Said suggests that such an unresolved, nuanced sense of identity might, if embodied in political reality, have formed, or might still form, the basis for a new understanding between Jews and Palestinians. Instead, Israel’s relentless march towards an exclusively Jewish state denies any sense of a more complex, inclusive past.

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Using an array of material from literature, archaeology and social theory, and demonstrating an abiding interest in Freud's work and its influence on his own, Said explores the profound implications in Moses and monotheism for Middle-East politics today.

Synopsis:

Reveals Said's abiding interest in Freud's work and its important influence on his own.

Synopsis:

Using an impressive array of material from literature, archeology, and social theory, Said explores the profound implications of Freud's "Moses and Monotheism" for Middle-East politics today.

About the Author

Edward W. Said (1935-2003) was University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Royal Society of Literature and of Kings College Cambridge, his celebrated works include Orientalism, The End of the Peace Process, Power, Politics and Culture, and the memoir Out of Place. He is also the editor, with Christopher Hitchens, of Blaming the Victims, published by Verso. New Left Review published <a href="http://www.newleftreview.org/?view=2481">an obituary</a> in Nov-Dec 2003.

Jacqueline Rose is Professor of English at Queen Mary University of London. Her books include Sexuality in the Field of Vision; The Question of Zion ; and the novel Albertine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859845004
Introduction:
Bollas, Christopher
Afterword:
Rose, Jacqueline
Introduction by:
Bollas, Christopher
Introduction:
Bollas, Christopher
Author:
Rose, Jacqueline
Author:
Said, Edward W.
Author:
Bollas, Christopher
Afterword by:
Rose, Jacqueline
Afterword:
Rose, Jacqueline
Publisher:
Verso
Location:
London
Subject:
Middle East - Egypt
Subject:
Middle East - Israel
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Jewish-Arab relations
Subject:
Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychoanalysis
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
World History-Middle East
Copyright:
Series Volume:
107-781
Publication Date:
20030417
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
7.88x5.76x.55 in. .55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Using an array of material from literature, archaeology and social theory, and demonstrating an abiding interest in Freud's work and its influence on his own, Said explores the profound implications in Moses and monotheism for Middle-East politics today.
"Synopsis" by , Reveals Said's abiding interest in Freud's work and its important influence on his own.
"Synopsis" by , Using an impressive array of material from literature, archeology, and social theory, Said explores the profound implications of Freud's "Moses and Monotheism" for Middle-East politics today.
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