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The Edward Said Reader

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Edward Said, the renowned literary and cultural critic and passionately engaged intellectual, is one of our era's most formidable, provocative, and important thinkers.  For more than three decades his books, which include Culture and Imperialism, Peace and Its Discontents, and the seminal study Orientalism, have influenced not only our worldview but the very terms of public discourse.

The Edward Said Reader includes key sections from all of Said's books, from the groundbreaking 1966 study of Joseph Conrad to his new memoir, Out of Place. Whether he is writing of Zionism or Palestinian self-determination, Jane Austen or Yeats, music or the media, Said's uncompromising intelligence casts urgent light on every subject he undertakes. The Edward Said Reader will prove a joy to the general reader and an indispensable resource for scholars of politics, history, literature, and cultural studies: in short, of all those fields that his work has influenced and, in some cases, transformed.

Synopsis:

"The Edward Said Reader" showcases the intellectual development of Said's writing over the past 32 years. Condensing the most salient aspects of his works, the collection gives the reader a sense of the remarkable scope, the critical rhythms, the intellectual affinities, and the sheer strength of Said's criticism.

About the Author

Moustafa Bayoumi received his Ph.D. from the Department of English and Comparative Literature of Columbia University. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375709364
Editor:
Bayoumi, Moustafa
Editor:
Rubin, Andrew
Editor:
Bayoumi, Moustafa
Editor:
Rubin, Andrew
Author:
Bayoumi, Moustafa
Author:
Rubin, Andrew
Author:
Moustafa Bayoumi and Andrew Rubin, eds.
Author:
Said, Edward W.
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Politics and literature
Subject:
Intellectuals
Subject:
Politics and culture
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Original
Series Volume:
106-733
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x 1 in 1.05 lb

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