Reading Orientalism
Language: en
Pages: 530
Authors: Daniel Martin Varisco
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-01 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

The late Edward Said remains one of the most influential critics and public intellectuals of our time, with lasting contributions to many disciplines. Much of his reputation derives from the phenomenal multidisciplinary influence of his 1978 book Orientalism. Said's seminal polemic analyzes novels, travelogues, and academic texts to argue that
Borderlands Orientalism or How the Savage Lost his Nobility
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Dominik Gutmeyr
Categories: Borderlands
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

In Russia's cultural memory, the Caucasus is a potent point of reference, to which many emotions, images, and stereotypes are attached. The book gives a new reading of the development of Russia's perception of its borderlands and presents a complex picture of the encounter between the Russians and the indigenous
Orientalism, Gender, and the Jews
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Ulrike Brunotte, Anna-Dorothea Ludewig, Axel Stähler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This collection of essays originates in the collaboration of the international Research Network “Gender in Antisemitism, Orientalism and Occidentalism.” The interdisciplinary volume proposes to intervene in current debates about historical constructions of Jewish identity in relation to colonialism and Orientalism.
Orientalism's Interlocutors
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Jill Beaulieu, Mary Roberts
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-06 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Until now, Orientalist art—exemplified by paintings of harems, slave markets, or bazaars—has predominantly been understood to reflect Western interpretations and to perpetuate reductive, often demeaning stereotypes of the exotic East. Orientalism's Interlocutors contests the idea that Orientalist art simply expresses the politics of Western domination and argues instead that it
Orientalism and the Figure of the Jew
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Jeffrey S. Librett
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-03 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

Orientalism and the Figure of the Jew proposes a new way of understanding modern Orientalism. Tracing a path of modern Orientalist thought in German across crucial writings from the late eighteenth to the mid–twentieth centuries, Librett argues that Orientalism and anti-Judaism are inextricably entangled. Librett suggests, further, that the Western