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Power, Politics & Culture
By Edward W. Said

Power, Politics & Culture

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Power, Politics & Culture by Edward W. Said

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Edward Said has long been considered one of the world s most compelling public intellectuals, taking on a remarkable array of topics with his many publications. But no single book has encompassed the vast scope of his stimulating erudition quite like Power, Politics, and Culture , a collection of interviews from the last three decades. In these twenty-eight interviews, Said addresses everything from Palestine to Pavarotti, from his nomadic upbringing under colonial rule to his politically active and often controversial adulthood, and reflects on Austen, Beckett, Conrad, Naipaul, Mahfouz, and Rushdie, as well as on fellow critics Bloom, Derrida, and Foucault. The passion Said feels for literature, music, history, and politics is powerfully conveyed in this indispensable complement to his prolific life's work."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400030668
ISBN-10: 1400030668
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Edward W. Said

Freud and the Non-European by Edward W. Said Freud and the Non-European, Paperback (December 2013)

Builds on Said's abiding interest in the psychoanalyst's work to examine Freud's assumption that Moses was an Egyptian and from there explore the limits of identity.

Mimesis by Edward W. Said Mimesis, Paperback (October 2013)

Shows how from antiquity to the twentieth century literature progressed toward ever more naturalistic and democratic forms of representation. This title offers the optimistic view of European history now appears as a defensive - and impassioned - response to the inhumanity he saw in the Third Reich.

Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography by Edward W. Said Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography, Paperback (August 2007)

Using the author's personal letters as a guide to understanding Joseph Conrad's fiction, this title draws a parallel between Conrad's view of his own life and the manner and form of his stories.

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Author Biography - Edward W. Said

Edward W. Said is University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Orientalism (which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award), Covering Islam, Peace and Its Discontents, The Politics of Dispossession, Culture and Imperialism, Representations of the Intellectual, The Question of Palestine, Out of Place, The Edward Said Reader, and The End of the Peace Process. Gauri Viswanathan is Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. She is the author of Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India and Outside the Fold: Conversion, Modernity, and Belief.

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