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Literary Orientalism, postcolonialism, and universalism

Abdulla Al-Dabbagh

Literary Orientalism, postcolonialism, and universalism

by Abdulla Al-Dabbagh

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orientalism in literature,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • East and West in literature,
  • European literature -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Orient -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAbdulla Al-Dabbagh.
    SeriesPostcolonial studies -- v. 9, Postcolonial studies (New York, N.Y.) -- v. 9.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.3.O74 A63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 141 p. ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24115761M
    ISBN 10143310766X
    ISBN 109781433107665
    LC Control Number2009025893

    The term ‘postcolonialism’ in the literature highlights the historical realities and sociopolitical challenges, which emerge in parts of the world after (post) the end of the colonial era. According to this approach, postcolonialism deals with complex issues related, inter alia, to identity, culture, ethnicity, language, and democracy, in countries which had experienced the colonial. Postcolonialism - Location Meaning of Postcolonialism Postcolonialism in Literature Orientalism Postcolonial text Now Themes Colonialism Theoretical Concepts From Beginning Theory Postcolonialism Emerged in the s Undermines universalist claims Universal Postcolonial Literary Theory - Title: Postcolonialism.

    Postcolonial Representations: Women, Literature, Identity separate and banish so that it may establish itself as such in the universal logic of catharsis.”¹ The feminine body is paradoxically the text from which this logic is derived and upon which this catharsis is most glaringly written.² In postcolonial literature. Sophie starts the book off with a bang (or a splash) by drowning in the river that runs by Estha and Rahel's village. The rest of the book deals with how Estha and Rahel grow up while dealing with the death of their cousin. What's so postcolonial about that? Hint: Sophie's half-English—a major red flag.

    This book having 45 chapters is divided into two sections; the first section contains 19 articles on the several aspects and facets of Orientalism and the remaining chapters comprise book reviews on the diverse aspects of Literary Orientalism across the world. The book under review aptly points out a number of socio-cultural-economic-political. Theory. Postcolonial theory studies the power and the continued dominance of Western ways of intellectual enquiry, the methods of generating the book Orientalism (), Edward Said, conceptually addresses the oppressed subaltern native, to explain how the Eurocentric perspective of Orientalism produced the ideological foundations and justifications for the colonial domination of.


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Literary Orientalism, Postcolonialism, and Universalism describes this clearly discernable tradition and examines certain key texts of oriental literature for the strong impact that they have had on English literature and for the striking manner in which they have been absorbed and 5/5(1).

Orientalism, literary Orientalism and romanticism --The Oriental roots of the picaresque --Orientalism and literary translation --The Oriental sources of courtly love --The Orient, the other and the novel --Going native: Conrad and postcolonial discourse --Modern universalism and the myth of Westernness --Globalism and the universal language: some lessons from the past --Language, truth.

Literary Orientalism, postcolonialism, and universalism [electronic resource] / Abdulla Al-Dabbagh. Main author: Al-Dabbagh, Abdulla.

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The book ‘Orientalism’ by Edward Said published in was a strong blow to the elite European consciousness. The book exposed the wrong perceptions of colonialism.

It has been 40 years in since this book which paved the way for a systematic study of post-colonialism was published. Though 40 years is a period enough [ ]. Topics covered include the relationship between Postcolonialism and Orientalism, theoretical perspectives on Postcolonialism and Islam, the position of Islam within postcolonial literature, Muslim identity in British and European contexts, and the role of Islam in colonial and postcolonial cinema in Egypt and India.

light when his book Orientalism was published in and laid the ground for the theory of postcolonialism, sparking a storm of controversy, which didn't die with Said's decease. European Scientific Journal June /SPECIAL/ edition vol.2 ISSN: – (Print) e - ISSN   Home › Literary Criticism › Postcolonialism.

Postcolonialism By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 6, • (29). A critical analysis of the history, culture, literature and modes of discourse on the Third World countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean Islands and South America, postcolonialism concerns itself with the study of the colonization (which began as early as the Renaissance), the.

IJAES since International Journal of Arabic-English Studies. Toggle navigation. Current Volume; All Issues; News; IJAES Indexing; Publications Ethics. From Orientalism to Postcolonialism book. Asia, Europe and the Lineages of Difference. From Orientalism to Postcolonialism.

or the particular and universal. The book is an intervention in one of the most fundamental debates confronting the social science and humanities, namely how to understand global and local historical processes as.

Tagore’s universal ethics, as reflected in his literary and political writings, is foremost in guiding many theoretical approaches to universalism, including works by Nussbaum, Sen, and Nandy. His influence is also clear in Hogan and Pandit, as their positions on the topic are often informed by critical readings of empathy and universal ethics in Tagore’s novels such as Gora and Ghare Baire.

The book is a collection of ten essays (relatively short) focused of aspects of Orientalism covering the roots of the movement in Arabic literature, and its adoption by Spain into the canon of western litterature, to the works of modern Orientalist authors like Joseph Conrad.5/5.

Home › Literary Criticism › Edward Said’s Orientalism. Edward Said’s Orientalism By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 8, • (5). One of the prominent books of the Postmodern era, on par with Darwin‘s On the Origin of Species, Marx‘ Das Capital and Freud‘s Interpretation of Dreams, Edward Said‘s Orientalism () inaugurated postcolonial theory.

Orientalism is a book by Edward W. Said, in which the author developed the idea of "Orientalism" to define the West's historically patronizing representations of "The East"—the societies and peoples who inhabit the places of Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East.

Said argued that Orientalism, in the sense of the Western scholarship about the Eastern World, is inextricably tied to the. POST-COLONIAL THEORY. PART THREE: EDWARD SAID () Orientalism. Perhaps the most influential and widely read Post-Colonial critic was the late Edward Said ( – ) a Palestinian intellectual who was born in Jerusalem and died in exile in America.

His well-known book, Orientalism was published in and is probably the often utilized structural analysis of Post-Colonial theory. In his extraordinarily influential book Orientalism, Edward Said argued that Western knowledge about the Orient in the Post-Enlightenment period has been "a systematic discourse by which Europe was able to manage—even produce—the Orient politically, sociologically, militarily, ideologically, scientifically, and imaginatively." According to Said, European and American views of the Orient.

This chapter describes that among the many features of Enlightenment that have come under contemporary critical scrutiny, universalism remains the most contentious.

The impulse in the period to universalize the claims of reason, to articulate the category of a shared human nature, or to fashion history in a grand narrative of social progress has been subject to widespread critique from an.

Edward Said: Post-colonial Discourse and Its Impact on. Postcolonial literature depicts uncertainty of national and. his dissertation and first book were a study of Joseph Conrad; and a. For Said, Orientalism has also constructed the Orient as a discursive formation defending the supremacy of the West in the world and the legitimizing the dominance of the West over the East.

In this study, some of the assaults which were directed to orientalists by Said in his book will be attempted to be explored in Christie’s novel. Geoffrey Nash is Senior Lecturer in English at Sunderland University. His research focuses on Orientalism, Anglophone Arab writing, and Muslim literature.

Among his publications are Comte Gobineau and Orientalism: Selected Eastern Writings (Routledge, ) and Writing Muslim Identity ().

Kathleen Kerr-Koch is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland where she. Books shelved as postcolonial-theory: Orientalism by Edward W. Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Location of Culture by Homi K.

Bhabha. As a theoretical approach, postcolonialism asks readers to consider the way colonialist and anti-colonialist messages are presented in literary texts. It argues that Western culture is Eurocentric, meaning it presents European values as natural and universal, while Eastern ideas are, for example, inferior, immoral, or "savage.".Even as these debates were being conducted within feminist literary and cultural studies, the increasing influence of poststructuralist, psychoanalytic and postcolonial theories was also making its mark.

Such theories questioned the transparency of language, the fixity of meaning, claims to universalism .An Introduction to Edward Said, Orientalism, and Postcolonial Literary Studies (For a very general audience; notes for a presentation given at Lehigh University on 9/23/04) Basic Bio: "Edward Said was born in Jerusalem in and was for many years America’s .