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From Oslo to Iraq: And the Roadmap
Edward W. Said

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004

The essays in "From Oslo to Iraq and the Roadmap" were written between the end of 2000 and early 2003. They offer Edward Said's commentary on the deepening crisis in the Middle East: pre 9/11, to the bombing of the World Trade Center, through to Afghanistan and the early days of the war in Iraq. This collection is filled with the eloquence, anger and the immense humanity for which Said was so loved and admired. Urgent, thought-provoking and ...


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 ...


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.


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.


World, the Text and the Critic
Edward W. Said

Faber and Faber, 1984


The Pen and the Sword: Conversations with David Barsamian

Common Courage Press, 1994

Said on Arab culture, western literature, politics


World, the Text and the Critic
Edward W. Said

Vintage, 1991


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 ...


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

South End Press, 2003

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 ...


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.


Beyond the Storm: A Gulf Crisis Reader

Interlink Pub Group Inc, 1998

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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.


Reflections on Exile and Other Essays (Convergences: Inventories of the Present)
Edward W. Said

Harvard University Press, 2001

With their powerful blend of political and aesthetic concerns, Edward W. Said's writings have transformed the field of literary studies. This long-awaited collection of literary and cultural essays, the first since Harvard University Press published The World, the Text, and the Critic in 1983, reconfirms what no one can doubt--that Said is the most impressive, consequential, and elegant critic of our time--and offers further evidence of how ...


Joe Sacco

San Val, 2001

In late l991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. Upon returning to the United States he started writing and drawing Palestine, which combines the techniques of eyewitness reportage with the medium of comic-book storytelling to explore this complex, emotionally weighty situation. He captures the heart of the Palestinian ...


Mourid Barghouti, Edward W. Said, ...

AUC Press, 2004

The first narrative work of the well-known Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti is an autobiographical memoir about the ironies of homecoming. The bridge that Barghouti crosses as a young man leaving his country in 1966 to pursue university studies in Cairo is the same bridge that he uses to cross back in 1996 after thirty long years in the Diaspora. I Saw Ramallah is about home and homelessness. The harrowing experience of a Palestinian denied the ...


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

Vintage, 2012

In these six essays--delivered on the BBC as the prestigious Reith Lectures--Said addresses the ways in which the intellectual can best serve society in the light of a heavily compromised media and of special interest groups who are protected at the cost of larger community concerns.  Said suggest a recasting of the intellectual's vision to resist the lures of power, money, and specialization.   In these pieces, Said eloquently illustrates ...



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