Orientalism

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Penguin Books India, 2006 - 416 páginas
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Now reissued with a substantial new afterword, this highly acclaimed overview of Western attitudes towards the East has become one of the canonical texts of cultural studies. Very excitingâ¦his case is not merely persuasive, but conclusive. John Leonard in The New York Times His most important book, Orientalism established a new benchmark for discussion of the West's skewed view of the Arab and Islamic world.Simon Louvish in the New Statesman & Society âEdward Said speaks for interdisciplinarity as well as for monumental erudition¦The breadth of reading [is] astonishing. Fred Inglis in The Times Higher Education Supplement A stimulating, elegant yet pugnacious essay.Observer Exciting¦for anyone interested in the history and power of ideas.J.H. Plumb in The New York Times Book Review Beautifully patterned and passionately argued. Nicholas Richardson in the New Statesman & Society
 

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Reseña de usuario  - Beholderess - LibraryThing

As been said by other reviewers, a seminal but flawed work. A must-read for every student of cultural studies, colonial/post-colonial studies and even history. The flaws include overgeneralisation and ... Leer reseña completa

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A literary/philosophical analysis of perceptions of 'the Orient' as something different, exotic, passionate, religious, and inferior. The Orient as it was, was thought of as such - in many ways- since ... Leer reseña completa

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The Scope of Orientalism
31
Orientalist Structures and Restructures
113
Anthropology and Philological Laboratory
123
The Requirements of Lexicograph y and Imagination
149
Orientalism
201
Afterward to the 1995 printing
329
Notes
355
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