Orientalism%20and%20the%20Vampire

Orientalism%20and%20the%20Vampire - Edward Sad 1935 - 2003...

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Edward Saïd 1935 - 2003 Jerusalem-born American literary theorist, critic, activist Born into Christian Arab family Educated in the US: BA Princeton, MA and PhD Harvard Taught at Columbia from 1963
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Saïd and Orientalism Most noted for his 1978 work Orientalism The work both attempts to define and critique the West’s attitudes and assumptions about the East.
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From Orientalism : Orient : a system of representations framed by political forces that bring the Orient into Western learning, consciousness and empire. The Orient exists for the West, and is constructed by and in relation to the West. It is a mirror image of what is inferior and alien (“Other”) to the West.
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