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World, the Text and the Critic
Edward W. Said

Faber & Faber, 1984

This extraordinarily wide-ranging work represents a new departure for contemporary literary theory. Author of Beginnings and the controversial Orientalism , Edward Said demonstrates that modern critical discourse has been impressively strengthened by the writings of Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault, for example, and by such influences as Marxism, structuralism, linguistics, and psychoanalysis. He argues, however, that the various ...


Confronting Empire: Interviews with David Barsamian
Eqbal Ahmad

Pluto Press, 2000

Eqbal Ahmad was a political theorist, cultural critic, writer and academic. This work brings together his most influential writings on imperialism, terrorism and the Middle East. It includes a series of themed interviews conducted by David Barsamian.


Culture and Resistance: Conversations with Edward W. Said
Edward W. Said

South End Press, 2008

In his latest book of interviews, Edward W. Said discusses the centrality of popular resistance to his understanding of culture, history, and social change. He reveals his latest thoughts on the war on terrorism, the war in Afghanistan, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and lays out a compelling vision for a secular, democratic future in the Middle East—and globally. Edward W. Said, a renowned cultural and literary critic, was born in ...


Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature (Princeton Classics)

Princeton University Press, 2013

More than half a century after its translation into English, Erich Auerbach's Mimesis remains a masterpiece of literary criticism. A brilliant display of erudition, wit, and wisdom, his exploration of how great European writers from Homer to Virginia Woolf depicted reality has taught generations how to read Western literature. This new expanded edition includes a substantial essay in introduction by Edward Said as well as an essay, never before ...


From Oslo to Iraq and the Roadmap
Edward W. Said

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2005

From Oslo to Iraq and the Roadmap is Edward Said's final collection of essays, written between the end of 2000 and early 2003. They offer Said's commentary on the deepening crisis in the Middle East: pre-September 11 to the bombing of the World Trade Centre, through to the bombing of Afghanistan and the early days of the war in Iraq. What has always set Said apart is his ability to state the uncensored truth. This collection is filled with the ...


World, the Text and the Critic
Edward W. Said

Vintage, 1991


Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society
Edward W. Said, Daniel Barenboim

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004

Israeli Daniel Barenboim, one of the finest musicians of our times, and Palestinian Edward Said, eminent literary critic and leading expert on the Middle East, have been close friends for years. "Parallels and Paradoxes" is a series of discussions between the two friends about music, politics, literature and society, Barenboim and Said talk about, among other subjects, the differences between writing prose and music; the compromising politician ...


Beyond the Storm: A Gulf Crisis Reader (Voices & Visions - New Thinking for the New Century Series)

Interlink Publishing Group, 1991

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Foucault: A Critical Reader (Blackwell Critical Reader)
David Hoy, Ian Hacking, ...

Blackwell Publishers, 1986

This collection of articles on Michel Foucault confirms his position as one of the most influential thinkers in this last quarter of the century, and simultaneously demonstrates the current ambivalence among philosophers and social scientists about the actual grounds for such an assessment.


I Saw Ramallah
Mourid Barghouti, Edward W. Said, ...

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2005

In 1966, the Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti, then twenty-two, left his country to return to university in Cairo. A year later came the Six Day War and Barghouti, like many Palestinians living abroad, was denied entry into his homeland. Thirty years later, he was finally allowed to visit Ramallah, the city he had grown up in. A rickety wooden bridge over a dried-up river connects the West Bank to Jordan. It is the very same bridge Barghouti ...


The Pen and the Sword Conversations with David Barsamian
Edward W. Said

Between the Lines, 1994

Edward W. Said, noted author, professor of Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and a Palestinian Christian raised in Jerusalem, is interviewed here on a range of subjects: from V.S. Naipaul's and Joseph Conrad's depictions of colonialism and empire in their novels; to the links between the Palestinian and South African struggles; to questions about the effectiveness of Yasser Arafat's leadership.


Peace and Its Discontents: Gaza - Jericho, 1993-1995
Edward W. Said

Trafalgar Square, 1995

Collected journalism by one of the most important cultural critics of our time.



Fantagraphics, 2001

A landmark of journalism and the art form of comics. Based on several months of research and an extended visit to the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the early 1990s, this is a major work of political and historical nonfiction. Prior to Safe Area Gorazde: The War In Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995 —Joe Sacco's breakthrough novel of graphic journalism—the acclaimed author was best known for Palestine , a two-volume graphic novel that won an American ...


Moral Soundings: Readings on the Crisis of Values in Contemporary Life

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004

Moral Soundings takes a fresh new approach to introducing students and general readers to contemporary ethics. Rather than surveying the standard fare in a typical anthology format, Furrow collects diversified essays around a structured theme: does Western culture face a moral crisis of values? Prominent voices in the humanities and social sciences provide a range of perspectives on a concentrated set of ethical questions dealing with such ...


Representations of the Intellectual
Edward W. Said

Vintage books, 1994

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The Second Jungle Book
Rudyard; Said, Edward W. (editor) Kipling

Wordsworth, 1994

Mowgli, the man-cub who is raised by a wolf-pack, is the main character in this novel, which contains stories of his adventures, inlcuding "The Spring Running" which brings Mowgli to the realization that he must leave Bagheera, Baloo and his other friends for the world of man.



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