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Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said
     

Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said

by Basak Ertur (Editor), Muge Gursoy Sokmen (Editor), Meltem Ahiska (Contribution by), Tuncay Birkan (Contribution by), Timothy Brennan (Contribution by)
 

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Bringing together some of the figures most closely associated with Edward Said and his scholarship, Waiting for the Barbarians looks at Said the public intellectual and literary critic, and his political and intellectual legacy: the future through the lens of his work.

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Bringing together some of the figures most closely associated with Edward Said and his scholarship, Waiting for the Barbarians looks at Said the public intellectual and literary critic, and his political and intellectual legacy: the future through the lens of his work.

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“Edward Said’s anger against injustice must become ours, and his pen that challenged the sword must become our weapon in the battle for human values.”—Elias Khoury

“A frequently interesting collection of essays.”—College Literature

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ISBN-13:
9781844672455
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
07/20/2008
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Timothy Brennan is professor of comparative literature, cultural studies, and English at the University of Minnesota. His books include At Home in the World: Cosmopolitanism Now and, most recently, Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of the Left and Right. He writes for a number of journals, including New Left Review and The Nation.

Saree Makdisi is a professor of English and comparative literature at UCLA. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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.

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