Edward Said / Edition 2 available in Paperback
This volume explains Said's key ideas, their contexts and impact, with reference to both his scholarship and journalism. These ideas include: the place of text and critic in "the world," knowledge, power, and the construction of the "Other," the links between culture and imperialism, and exile, identity, and the plight of the Palestine.
About the Author
Bill Ashcroft is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of New South Wales. Pal Ahluwalia is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Adelaide.
Table of Contents
Why Said? Key Ideas 1. Worldliness: the text 2. Worldliness: the critic 3. Orientalism 4. Culture as imperialism 5. Palestine 6. Said’s Late Style After Said Further Reading