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Culture and Imperialism

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A landmark work from the author of Orientalism that explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it.

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as the Western powers built empires that stretched from Australia to the West Indies, Western artists created masterpieces ranging from Mansfield Park to Heart of Darkness and Aida. Yet most cultural critics continue to see these phenomena as separate. Edward Said looks at these works alongside those of such writers as W. B. Yeats, Chinua Achebe, and Salman Rushdie to show how subject peoples produced their own vigorous cultures of opposition and resistance. Vast in scope and stunning in its erudition, Culture and Imperialism reopens the dialogue between literature and the life of its time.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

From Publishers Weekly

May 30, 1994 – In 37 essays, Columbia professor and long-time Palestinian National Council advisor Said offers 37 essays on the political destiny of Palestine; Western stereotypes of Islam; U.S. Middle East policy; and Palestinian-Israeli relations.
Culture and Imperialism
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  • Category: Politics & Current Events
  • Published: Feb 23, 1993
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 416 Pages
  • Language: English
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