Said and the unsaid
Varisco, Daniel Martin
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Year Published: 2008
Pages: 512pp Price: $90 ISBN: 978 0 295 98758 3
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX9579
An extensive discussion of Edward Said's influential 1978 polemic 'Orientalism'. Varisco mounts a sustained critique on Said's flawed methodology, his skewed and selective handling of literary evidence, his inadequate historical knowledge, and his distorted and tendentious conclusions.