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The Critical Reception of Edward Said's Orientalism in the Arab World

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In his attempt to uncover the complicity between Orientalist knowledge and Western imperial expansion, Said has empowered numerous Arab scholars despite their disagreement with some of Orientalism's theses. Orientalism has provided a context for scholars from different convictions to position themselves within the Arab cultural arena. That is why this study takes Orientali ...more
Paperback, 84 pages
Published February 10th 2011 by VDM Verlag
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Mahmoud
Jan 28, 2014 Mahmoud rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This book is based on my MA thesis. Here is part of the introduction:


Introduction

The importance of Edward W. Said and his position in the critical arena cannot be overestimated. Edward Said is one of the most prolific critics whose work covers a wide spectrum of fields of study including comparative literature, political science and anthropology. He has written more than 17 books. These books include Beginnings: Intention and Method (1975); Orientalism (1978); The Question of Palestine (1980); C
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