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Edward W. Said has been a controversial and influential figure in and around the U.S. academy for well over three decades. His work has played a foundational role in the development of postcolonial studies, even as his books- such as "Orientalism" (1978), "The World, the Text, and the Critic" (1983), and "Culture and Imperialism" (1993)-have contributed to a radical transf ...more
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Published May 17th 2004 by University Press of Mississippi
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The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is so often regarded as complicated, ancient, and intractable. At the same time, the media deprives Americans of meaningful investigation of the issue and presents insulting and tiresome stereotypes.

Edward Said’s skillful interviews bring simple (but not simplistic) and clear analysis to the conflict. While this collection touches on other themes of Orientalism and music and literary criticism, the majority deals with Palestine. At its essence, the conflict is a
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(Arabic profile: إدوارد سعيد)

Edward W. Said was born in Jerusalem and raised in Egypt until his parents sent him to the United States in 1951.

Said graduated from Princeton University in 1957 and earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1964.

He was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York and held his chair until his death at 67. His major interests w
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