Orientalism / Edward W. Said.

By: Said, Edward W
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1995Edition: [New ed.]Description: xi, 396 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 0140238670; 9780140238679Subject(s): Civilization, Oriental | English literature -- Asian influences | East and West in literature | Orient -- In literature | Asia -- Study and teaching | Orient -- Historiography | Orient -- Relations -- EuropeDDC classification: 824.008 LOC classification: DS12 | .S242 1995Online resources: WorldCat details
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Table of contents Part I. The scope of orientalism. 1. Knowing the oriental --- 2. Imaginative geography and its representations -- orientalizing the oriental --- 3. Projects --- 4. Crisis ---- Part II. Orientalist structures and restructures. 1. Redrawn frontiers, redfined issues, secularized religion --- 2. Silvestre de Sacy and Ernest Renan -- rational anthropology and philogical laboratory --- 3. Oriental residence and scholarship -- the requirements of lexicography and imagination --- 4. Pilgrims and pilgrimages, British and French ---- Part III. Orientalism now. 1. Latent and manifest orientalism --- 2. Style, expertise, vision -- orientalism's worldliness --- 3. Modern Anglo-French orientalism in fullest flower --- 4. The latest phase.
Summary: Summary: The author surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering Orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation. He traces his 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. Drawing on his own experience as an Arab Palestinian living in the West, the author examines how these ideas can be a reflection of European imperialism and racism. -- from http://trove.nla.gov.au (Sep. 22, 2011).
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"Reprinted with a new Afterword 1995"--Verso t.p.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Part I. The scope of orientalism. 1. Knowing the oriental ---
2. Imaginative geography and its representations --
orientalizing the oriental ---
3. Projects ---
4. Crisis ----
Part II. Orientalist structures and restructures. 1. Redrawn frontiers, redfined issues, secularized religion ---
2. Silvestre de Sacy and Ernest Renan --
rational anthropology and philogical laboratory ---
3. Oriental residence and scholarship --
the requirements of lexicography and imagination ---
4. Pilgrims and pilgrimages, British and French ----
Part III. Orientalism now. 1. Latent and manifest orientalism ---
2. Style, expertise, vision --
orientalism's worldliness ---
3. Modern Anglo-French orientalism in fullest flower ---
4. The latest phase.

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The author surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering Orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation. He traces his 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. Drawing on his own experience as an Arab Palestinian living in the West, the author examines how these ideas can be a reflection of European imperialism and racism. -- from http://trove.nla.gov.au (Sep. 22, 2011).

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