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Author Radhakrishnan, R. (Rajagopalan)

Title A Said dictionary / R. Radhakrishnan
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2012
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Contents Introduction -- Affiliation -- Auerbach, Eric -- Beginnings: -- Between/betweenness -- Centrism -- Conrad, Joseph -- Contrapuntal criticism: Culture and imperialism -- Democratic criticism -- Exile -- Humanism -- Intellectual, the -- Linguicity -- Narrative -- Nationalism -- Oppositional criticism or consciousness -- Orient/oriental/orientalism -- Philology -- Postcoloniality -- Professionalism -- Representation -- Secular criticism -- Speaking truth to power -- Specular/border intellectual -- Style -- Text/textuality -- Theory -- Traveling theory -- Vico, Giambattista -- Virtuosity -- Voyage in, The -- Worldliness -- Zionism
Summary This interpretive dictionary introduces the critical and theoretical world of distinguished literary and cultural critic Edward W. Said through the crucial terms and concepts central to his work. Compares and contrasts Said's perspective with other key theorists, such as Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and JamesonDescribes the crucial terms and concepts central to Said's workPlaces the development of Said's work within its historical context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Said, Edward W. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Said, Edward W. -- Language -- Glossaries, etc.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1118253507
1118253515 (electronic bk.)
9781118253519 (electronic bk.)