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Edward Said's Orientalism

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Advertisements for soap. The image of a lm star. We accept these common objects as a normal part of our life. But each also carries hidden messages that none of us even suspect - as Barthes demonstrated in his unique analysis of the signs that generate meanings and assumptions we all take for granted.

Orientalism: Western Conceptions of the Orient

Paperback, 28/08/2003, £10.99
Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture, customs and beliefs.

Out of Place

Paperback, 21/09/2000, £10.99
Edward Said experienced both British and American imperialism as the old Arab order crumbled in the late forties and early fifties. This account of his early life reveals the influences that have formed his books, "Orientalism" and "Culture and Imperialism".

Reflections on Exile

Paperback, 02/08/2012, £14.99
A compilation of 35 years' worth of critical essays from one of the boldest and most articulate cultural theorists of our time


Paperback, 02/08/2012, £14.99
A beautiful new edition of Edward Said's classic which argues that a beginning is different from (and preferable to) an origin, because a beginning can be chosen and an origin can only be acknowledged

Culture and Imperialism

Paperback, 03/01/1998, £12.99
Following his profoundly influential study, Orientalism, Edward Said now examines western culture. From Jane Austen to Salman Rushdie, from Yeats to media coverage of the Gulf War, Culture and Imperialism is a broad, fierce and wonderfully readable account of the roots of imperialism in European culture.