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ORIENTALISM

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

One may quibble with the title: this is a study of Islamic Orientalism solely, of Western representations of the Near East, with little or no direct reference to Persia, India, China, Japan. Professor Said (Comparative Literature, Columbia) explains the limited focus as both methodological (coherence over exhaustiveness) and personal: he is an Arab Palestinian. But among Eastern civilizations, as ... Read full review

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It is an attempt made on making a bridge between the East and West and exploration of Global Fraternity which occurs when misunderstandings get removed. Edward Said made this attempt successful. Dr Valiurrahaman

Review: Orientalism

User Review  - Sherifa Hisham - Goodreads

As an Arab, I found this brilliant book at first to be alarming. The field of study that is 'Orientalism' that Said excellently presents then attacks was offensive as well as sickening. This book by far is the most eye-opening book I have ever read. Read full review

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5 stars - 80
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3 stars - 23
2 stars - 11
1 star - 2
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All reviews - 197

All reviews - 197
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