Edward Said, Reflections on Exile and Other Essays

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Edward Saïd was undoubtedly a profound thinker whose influence on colonial discourse and post-colonial studies has been unquestionable. His writing still has a deep resonance among its critics and readers.The collection of essays entitled

Reflections on Exile and Other Essays

(2000) is one of the last books published by Edward Saïd before his death in 2003. There are many continuities in the profusion of essays gathered in this collection. Yet there are also many reflections on the author’s earlier works, revisions of his contributions that signal a changing emphasis in Saïd’s writing. Comprising forty-six essays from several decades, the book invites Saïd’s readers to share the author’s broad spheres of interests. By discussing the writing of selected novelists, philosophers,…

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Citation: Mamet-Michalkiewicz, Marta. "Reflections on Exile and Other Essays". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 February 2015 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=14569, accessed 21 June 2024.]

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