Edward Said

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book.jpgPower, Politics, and Culture: Interviews with Edward W. Said, edited by Gauri Viswanathan (Pantheon); The Said Reader (Vintage)

A passionate conversation about exile, literature and critical theory. Palestinian-born Edward Said discusses his work: from his early philosophical criticism, through his more engaged critique of imperialism, to the peculiar blend of fierceness and melancholy that characterizes his recent memoir.book1.jpg

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