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Author Said, Edward W.

Title Power, politics, and culture : interviews with Edward W. Said / edited and with an introduction by Gauri Viswanathan
Edition First edition
Published New York : Pantheon Books, [2001]


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Description xxi, 485 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction / Gauri Viswanathan -- Pt. 1. Performance and Criticism. 1. Beginnings. 2. In the Shadow of the West. 3. Overlapping Territories: The World, the Text, and the Critic. 4. Literary Theory at the Crossroads of Public Life. 5. Criticism, Culture, and Performance. 6. Criticism and the Art of Politics. 7. Wild Orchids and Trotsky. 8. Culture and Imperialism. 9. Orientalism and After. 10. Edward Said: Between Two Cultures. 11. Peoples' Rights and Literature. 12. Language, History, and the Production of Knowledge. 13. I've Always Learnt During the Class -- Pt. II. Scholarship and Activism. 14. Can an Arab and a Jewish State Coexist? 15. Scholars, Media, and the Middle East. 16. An Exile's Exile. 17. American Intellectuals and Middle East Politics. 18. The Need for Self-Appraisal. 19. A Formula for More Husseins. 20. Palestinian Voices in the U.S. 21. The Intellectuals and the War. 22. What People in the U.S. Know About Islam Is a Stupid Cliche. 23. Europe and Its Others: An Arab Perspective. 24. Symbols Versus Substance: A Year After the Declaration of Principles. 25. The Road Less Traveled. 26. Returning to Ourselves. 27. A State, Yes, But Not Just for Palestinians. 28. Orientalism, Arab Intellectuals, Marxism, and Myth in Palestinian History. 29. My Right of Return
Summary Spanning more than thirty years, a collection of twenty-five interviews with the middle Eastern scholar and critic shares his thoughts on a variety of subjects, including politics, literary and cultural criticism, and the Gulf War
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Said, Edward W. -- Interviews.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993- -- Peace.
Intellectuals -- United States -- Interviews.
Politics and culture.
Middle East -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Author Viswanathan, Gauri.
LC no. 00140092
ISBN 0375421076
0747574693 paperback