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Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature (Princeton Classics)
Erich Auerbach, Edward W. Said

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 ...


The Pen and the Sword: Conversations with David Barsamian

Common Courage Press, 1994

Said on Arab culture, western literature, politics


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


World, the Text and the Critic
Edward W. Said

Vintage, 1991


World, the Text and the Critic
Edward W. Said

Faber and Faber, 1984


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, ...

Anchor, 2003

Winner of the prestigious Naguib Mahfouz Medal, this fierce and moving work is an unparalleled rendering of the human aspects of the Palestinian predicament. Barred from his homeland after 1967’s Six-Day War, the poet Mourid Barghouti spent thirty years in exile—shuttling among the world’s cities, yet secure in none of them; separated from his family for years at a time; never certain whether he was a visitor, a refugee, a citizen, or a ...



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 ...


Beyond the Storm: A Gulf Crisis Reader

Interlink Pub Group Inc, 1998

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Representations of the Intellectual
Edward W. Said

Vintage books, 1994

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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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...



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