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ORIENTALISM

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

One may quibble with the title: this is a study of Islamic Orientalism solely, of Western representations of the Near East, with little or no direct reference to Persia, India, China, Japan. Professor Said (Comparative Literature, Columbia) explains the limited focus as both methodological (coherence over exhaustiveness) and personal: he is an Arab Palestinian. But among Eastern civilizations, as ... Read full review

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It is an attempt made on making a bridge between the East and West and exploration of Global Fraternity which occurs when misunderstandings get removed. Edward Said made this attempt successful. Dr Valiurrahaman

Review: Orientalism

User Review  - Gina - Goodreads

There's a good reason why this is considered a classic - its cautionary tale of the power of the mythmaking that goes into the image of Islam and the Orient in Western (as much as we can define a West ... Read full review

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All reviews - 265

All reviews - 265
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