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Author Edward Said Symposium: Locations, Readings, Legacies (2008 : Berlin, Germany)

Title Edward Said's translocations : essays in secular criticism / edited by Tobias Döring and Mark Stein
Published New York : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 239 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge research in postcolonial literatures ; 39
Routledge research in postcolonial literatures ; 39
Contents Introduction -- Edward Said: opponent of postcolonial theory / Robert J.C. Young -- Religion and dissent in Said's secular criticism / Gauri Viswanathan -- The archeology of Said: Father Foucault, Dieu Derrida, and other (af)filiations / Chantal Zabus -- A glorious achievement: Edward Said and the last Jewish intellectual / Bryan Cheyette -- Re-reading Said in Arabic: (other)wordly counterpoints / Markus Schmitz -- Edward Said and the practice of comparative literature / Ferial J. Ghazoul -- Out of place or caught in the middle: Edward Said's thinking between humanism and poststructuralism / Rainer Emig -- Overlapping territories-"exilic" readings: Edward Said and the emergence of critical empire analysis in American literary scholarship / Gesa Mackenthun -- Orientalism, opera, and the public sphere / Christopher Balme -- The art of counterpoint: music as site and tool in postcolonial readings / Alexander Honold -- Picturing Palestine: Edward Said and the fiction of photography / Tobias Döring
Summary Working with processes of translocation enabled Edward Said to point out interdependence and complementarity across geographical borders and disciplinary boundaries while recognizing cultural difference and the distinct historical experiences of colonizer and colonized. This book brings into focus Said's politics of reading, from his literary criticism in English to his political columns in Arabic. The international contributors--from Britain, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Switzerland, and the United States--investigate his intellectual legacies without necessarily identifying themselves with
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Said, Edward W. -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
Said, Edward W.
Literature, Modern -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. -- Congresses
Postcolonialism -- Congresses
Secularism -- Congresses.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Postcolonialism.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Secularism.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Döring, Tobias.
Stein, Mark, 1966-
LC no. 2011045209
ISBN 0203122542
1136333258
1136333266
9780203122549
9781136333255
9781136333262