The Paradox of Identity
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Edward Said by Bill Ashcroft
Book DescriptionEdward Said is perhaps best known as the author of Orientalism, a book which changed the face of critical theory and shaped the emerging field of post-colonial studies. This volume explains Said's key ideas, their contexts and impact, with reference to both his scholarship and journalism. These ideas include: * the place of text and critic in the world * knowledge, power and the construction of the 'Other' * the links between culture and imperialism. First published in 1999, this book has been fully updated and revised for the reader new to Said's work. The result is the ideal guide to one of today's most engaging critical thinkers for all literary students.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415247771
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bill Ashcroft
Post-colonial Studies, Hardback (June 2013)
Previous ed. published under title: Key concepts in post-colonial studies.
Caliban's Voice, Paperback (December 2008)
Examines the ways in which post-colonial literatures have transformed English to redefine what we understand to be 'English Literature'. This title investigates the importance of language learning in the imperial mission, the function of language in ideas of race and place, the move from orature to literature and the significance of translation.
Edward Said, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Bill Ashcroft
Looking at the context and the impact of Edward Said's scholarship and journalism, this book examines Said's key ideas, including the significance of 'worldliness', 'amateurism', 'secular criticism', 'affiliation' and 'contrapuntal reading'; the place of text and critic in 'the world'; and, knowledge, power and the construction of the 'Other'.
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Author Biography - Bill Ashcroft
Bill Ashcroft is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of New South Wales. Pal Ahluwalia is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Adelaide.
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