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Bringing Exile Home: Review of Ned Curthoys and Debjani Ganguly (eds) Edward Said: The Legacy of a Public Intellectual

Jolly, Margaret


This recent collection of essays pays tribute to Edward Said, but is no hagiography. It explores the salience of concepts such as the public intellectual, exile and worldliness in his life and work. It considers the strengths and the limits of his vision, his passion for European high culture and classical music and his relative disinterest in popular culture and visual and electronic communication. It connects settler colonialism in Palestine and the US with Australia (where most of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1080/14442210802023673


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