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|Epigraph and Preface||Written in 2003, Said's Preface to the 25th-anniversary edition of Orientalism speaks to the political context of the te... Read More|
|Introduction||Said begins Orientalism by explaining how Orientalism is defined within three different contexts. Academically, the term... Read More|
|Chapter 1, Part 1||In Chapter 1, Part 1, Said defines what he means by Orientalism. He does so through the evaluation of specific Orientali... Read More|
|Chapter 1, Part 2||Said begins by stating that Orientalism is a field of learned study. Until the mid-18th century, Orientalists were bibli... Read More|
|Chapter 1, Part 3||Said uses a series of examples to discuss how the West was able to advance on the East. He argues the initial attitude t... Read More|
|Chapter 1, Part 4||Said begins by describing what constitutes a "textual attitude." It is a preference for textual information in contrast ... Read More|
|Chapter 2, Part 1||Said details the changes that occurred in Orientalism in the 18th century in order to set the stage for Orientalism in t... Read More|
|Chapter 2, Part 2||Said describes the two main figures of the 18th century who transformed Orientalism into a secular field: Silvestre de S... Read More|
|Chapter 2, Part 3||Said discusses how in the late 19th century, Orientalism was characterized and categorized mainly through the developmen... Read More|
|Chapter 2, Part 4||Part of the reason Orientalists characterized the Orient as inferior was the history of how the Orient interacted with t... Read More|
|Chapter 3, Part 1||Said distinguishes between "latent" and "manifest" Orientalism in this section. Latent Orientalism refers to the backgro... Read More|
|Chapter 3, Part 2||Said begins with a discussion of "Kipling's White Man." This "White Man" was a generalized European who held specific vi... Read More|
|Chapter 3, Part 3||Said is concerned with the differences in Orientalist reasoning between the periods prior to and immediately following W... Read More|
|Chapter 3, Part 4||Said focuses in this final section on the period after World War II and up to the modern day. At this point, he notes th... Read More|
|Afterword||Fifteen years after the initial publication of Orientalism, Said included an Afterword to address some of the critiques ... Read More|