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Edward Said: Paradox of Identity
     

Edward Said: Paradox of Identity

by Bill Ashcroft
 

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Here is the first comprehensive introduction to Edward Said's literary, political and cultural thinking. Drawing upon Said's journalism as well as his more formal works, Ashcroft and Ahluwalia reveal Said's contemporary significance. While acknowledging the ground

breaking significance of Said's Orientalism, this book demonstrates that the key to his work

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Here is the first comprehensive introduction to Edward Said's literary, political and cultural thinking. Drawing upon Said's journalism as well as his more formal works, Ashcroft and Ahluwalia reveal Said's contemporary significance. While acknowledging the ground

breaking significance of Said's Orientalism, this book demonstrates that the key to his work lies in its concept of worldliness and in his demonstration of the paradoxical nature of identity formation in the post-colonial world.

in many courses on theory (Choice - May 2000)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415196703
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
10/05/1999
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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