By means of precise, informed questioning David Barsamian leads us into the brilliant mind of Edward W. Said, and shares his profound insights into Palestine, imperialism and cultural conflict.
Topics covered in their conversation include:
The predicament of the liberation struggle in Palestine;
The decline of the American Left;
Further elaborations on Orientalism and Culture and Imperialism;
The Western generalisations of Arab culture;
Imperialism as seen through the prism of Western literature: Joseph Conrad, Jane Austen, T S Elliot, Albert Camus, V S Naipaul, Amos Oz and others.
Product Code: 440
Author: SAID, Edward W
Publisher: AK Press