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A Said dictionary / R. Radhakrishnan.

By: Radhakrishnan, R. (Rajagopalan).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2012Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118253502; 1118253507; 9781118253519; 1118253515.Subject(s): Said, Edward W. -- Criticism and interpretation | Said, Edward W. -- Language -- Glossaries, etc | Said, Edward W | Said, Edward W | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Semiotics & Theory | Language and languagesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Said dictionary.DDC classification: 801/.95092 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Introduction -- Affiliation -- Auerbach, Eric -- Beginnings: -- Between/betweenness -- Centrism -- Conrad, Joseph -- Contrapuntal criticism: Culture and imperialism -- Democratic criticism -- Exile -- Humanism -- Intellectual, the -- Linguicity -- Narrative -- Nationalism -- Oppositional criticism or consciousness -- Orient/oriental/orientalism -- Philology -- Postcoloniality -- Professionalism -- Representation -- Secular criticism -- Speaking truth to power -- Specular/border intellectual -- Style -- Text/textuality -- Theory -- Traveling theory -- Vico, Giambattista -- Virtuosity -- Voyage in, The -- Worldliness -- Zionism.
Summary: 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 JamesonDescribes the crucial terms and concepts central to Said's workPlaces the development of Said's work within its historical context.
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Introduction -- Affiliation -- Auerbach, Eric -- Beginnings: -- Between/betweenness -- Centrism -- Conrad, Joseph -- Contrapuntal criticism: Culture and imperialism -- Democratic criticism -- Exile -- Humanism -- Intellectual, the -- Linguicity -- Narrative -- Nationalism -- Oppositional criticism or consciousness -- Orient/oriental/orientalism -- Philology -- Postcoloniality -- Professionalism -- Representation -- Secular criticism -- Speaking truth to power -- Specular/border intellectual -- Style -- Text/textuality -- Theory -- Traveling theory -- Vico, Giambattista -- Virtuosity -- Voyage in, The -- Worldliness -- Zionism.

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 JamesonDescribes the crucial terms and concepts central to Said's workPlaces the development of Said's work within its historical context.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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