Download Orientalism PDF by Edward W. Said

Download Orientalism PDF by Edward W. Said

Orientalism

With a new preface by the author.In this highly acclaimed work, Edward Said surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering Orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the otherness of Eastern culture, customs and beliefs He traces this view through t With a new preface by the author.In this highly acclaimed work, Edward Said surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering Orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the otherness of Eastern culture, customs and beliefs He traces this view through the writings of Homer, Nerval and Flaubert, Disraeli and Kipling, whose imaginative depictions have greatly contributed to the West s romantic and exotic picture of the Orient In his new preface, Said examines the effect of continuing Western imperialism after recent events in Palestine, Afghanistan and Iraq

Title : Orientalism
Author :  Edward W. Said
Language : English
Isbn : 039474067X
Format : Paperback
Pages : 395 pages

Rating: 4.4

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