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A Said Dictionary




This interpretive dictionary introduces the critical and theoretical world of distinguished literary and cultural critic Edward W. Said through the crucial terms and concepts central to his work.
  • Compares and contrasts Said's perspective with other key theorists, such as Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and Jameson
  • Describes the crucial terms and concepts central to Said's work
  • Places the development of Said's work within its historical context
List of terms ix

Preface xi

Dictionary 1

Bibliography 159

Index 171

“This book is an excellent introduction to the variety and complexity of Said’s work (as Radhakrishnan points out, Said was not interested in constructing some monolithic system), and will no doubt be of interest to those more familiar with his work too.”  (Reference Reviews, 1 June 2013)

“This just may be the kind of Said that all who hold him in esteem have awaited.  Summing Up: Highly recommended.  Upper-division undergraduates and above.”  (Choice, 1 November 2012)