Over the course of his career, Edward Said produced compact and thrilling works that revolutionized the field of literary criticism. In his memory, Bookworm offers a conversation, first broadcast in 2002. Said talks about literature, critical theory, and exile: living life between cultures, not quite fitting into either the western or the eastern world.
Read an excerpt from Said's Power, Politics and Culture.
(This interview, originally broadcast on January 2, 2002, will not be heard on KCRW so that we may present a special holiday program.)