Said, a Columbia University professor and leading spokesman in the United States for the Palestinian cause, has died, his editor at Knopf publishers said Thursday. Said had suffered from leukemia for years and died at a New York hospital late Wednesday, editor Shelley Wanger said.
Secondary materials 25 July note: URLs have come and gone so regularly with this material that I have stopped trying to keep track. The fullest accounting of secondary online material is at The Edward Said Archive.
I have left up this pagebut I am no longer checking or verifying links. Links on this page have been verified 25 July, Introductory notes, 23 October By far the largest collection of Edward Said primary materials on-line is maintained at the Cairo-based Al-Ahrama journal for which Said wrote more than articles between January and August The Al-Ahram materials are cited and linked in the lists that follow here, and Al-Ahram itself provides a linked list in its 25 September tribute to Said.
That page may be found here.
It should not go without saying that the bibliography that appears here is deeply indebted to the longstanding efforts of those responsible for The Edward Said Archive. That I find myself feeling more ironic than irritated about that very same thing today is a sign of how much my age has crept up on me.
Of Dignity and SolidarityCounterpunch, 23 June A Roadmap to What and Where? London Review of Books, 19 June Bush came to power. Review of Civilising Subjects: Who is in Charge? Appears also as Arafat the HuntedCounterpunch, 5 October But if there is no point in looking for equivalence, there is a value in seeing analogies and perhaps hidden similarities, even as we preserve a sense of proportion.
There is the added factor now of commercial publishing, ever on the lookout for a quick bestseller by some adept expert that will tell us all we need to know about Islam, its problems, dangers, and prospects.
While almost a repeat of what happened inIsrael's current all-out colonial assault on the Palestinian people with George Bush's astoundingly ignorant and grotesque support is indeed worse than Sharon's two previous mass forays in and against the Palestinian people.Edward W.
Said remained, for over forty years, concerned with Conrad. A fascinating conversation emerges between the two men’s work, one concerned with aesthetics, displacement and empire, and sheds an interesting light on the present moment.
From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map: Essays [Edward W. Said] on kaja-net.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In his final book, completed just before his death, Edward W. Said offers impassioned pleas for the beleaguered Palestinian cause from one of its most eloquent spokesmen. These essaysReviews: At school's end, he had become Edward W.
Said—a polyglot intellectual (fluent in English, French, and Arabic) who had earned a Bachelor of Arts () degree at Princeton University, and Master of Arts () and Doctor of Philosophy () degrees in English Literature from Harvard kaja-net.comion: Princeton University, Harvard University.
Said, who died on Thursday aged 67, was one of the late 20th century's most influential thinkers about the relations between culture and politics and also the best known spokesman for the Palestinians.
Within post-colonial debates, Edward Said has tended to be viewed by critics and admirers alike through a predominantly postmodern lens: as an (albeit inconsistent) Foucauldian genealogist of the relations between western truths and oriental subjugation, and as an opponent of cultural homogeneity and advocate of hybridity and exile.
Truth to Power: A Bibliography of Edward Said Online Undreamt by Tyrants and Orthodoxies: Edward Said, Orientalism, and the Politics of Cyberspace (link to abstract), which may be considered an introduction to this bibliography, may be found in Reorienting Orientalism, edited by Chandreyee Niyogi (New Delhi: Sage, ).