Reading Orientalism
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.

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