Edward Said's shadowy legacy
Tricky with argument, weak in languages, careless of facts: but, thirty years on, Said still dominates debate
Date Written: 2008-05-07
Publisher: Times Literary Supplement
Year Published: 2008
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX9577
So many academics want the arguments presented in Edward Said's Orientalism (1978) to be true. It discourages any kind of critical approach to Islam in Middle Eastern studies.