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The Selected Works of Edward Said, 1966 – 2006

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The Selected Works of Edward Said, 1966 - 2006 by Edward W. Said
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Feb 12, 2019 | ISBN 9780525565314

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Praise

“This volume reveals the dazzling range of Said’s oeuvre, spanning explorations of political, historical, and literary matters to the studies of humanism, secularism, and theories of intellectualism. . . . An indispensable resource for scholars of cultural studies, history and politics, literature, sociology, anthropology, Western classical music and the arts.” —Library Journal 

“What becomes most evident rereading Said’s work—besides the startlingly clear prose and impeccable scholarship—is how his contrary, original thought has affected other intellectual disciplines.” —Kirkus Reviews

“One of the leading thinkers of the age.”–The New York Observer

“Edward Said is the most distingished and cultural critic now writing in America.” –Cornel West

“Said is a brilliant and unique amalgam of scholar, aesthete, and political activist…[He] challenges and stimulates our thinking in every area.” —Washington Post Book World

“No one studying the relations between the metropolitan West and the decolonizing world can ignore Mr. Said’s work.” —The New York Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

Preface
Mariam C. Said
 
Introduction
Moustafa Bayoumi and Andrew Rubin xix
 
Part I: Beginnings

1. The Claims of Individuality (1966)
 
2. The Palestinian Experience (1968–1969)
 
3. Molestation and Authority in Narrative Fiction (1971)
 
Part II: Orientalism and After

4. Orientalism (1978)
     Introduction to Orientalism
    The Scope of Orientalism
 
5. Zionism from the Standpoint of Its Victims (1979)
 
6. Islam as News (1980)
 
7. Traveling Theory (1982)
 
8. Secular Criticism (1983)
 
9. Permission to Narrate (1984)
 
10. Interiors (1986)
 
11. Yeats and Decolonization (1988)
 
12. Performance as an Extreme Occasion (1989)
 
13. Jane Austen and Empire (1990)
 
14. Intellectual Exile: Expatriates and Marginals (1993)
 
15. The Middle East “Peace Process”: Misleading Images and Brutal Actualities (1995)
 
Part III: Late Styles

16. On Lost Causes (1997)
 
17. On Writing a Memoir (1999)
 
18. The Clash of Definitions (2000)
 
19. The Virtuoso as Intellectual (2000)
 
20. Barenboim and the Wagner Taboo (2002)
 
21. Freud and the Non-European (2003)
 
22. Dignity and Solidarity (2003)
 
23. The Return to Philology (2004)
 
24. Timeliness and Lateness (2006)
 
Notes

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