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Collected journalism by one of the most important cultural critics of our time.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099594819
ISBN-10: 0099594811
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 14-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Edward W. Said

Edward Said was born in Jerusalem in 1935. In 1951 he attended a private preparatory high school in Massachusetts, America and he went on to study at Princeton University for his BA and at Yale for his MA and PhD. He became University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Said was bestowed with numerous honorary doctorates from universities around the world and twice received Columbia's Trilling Award and the Wellek Prize of the American Comparative Literature Association. He is best known for describing and critiquing 'Orientalism' and his book on the subject was published in 1978. He died in 2003.

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