Articles tagged edward said

Edward Said’s Daughter, Najla, Writes of Her Identity Confusion in ‘Looking for Palestine’

Although not excellent literature, this can be a heart-breaking read at times, because all the hardships of childhood come soaring back.

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Enjoy Orientalism-Lite with ‘Stranger Magic’

Stranger Magic is an exhaustive compendium of the various tales in the Arabian Nights collection, as well as a robust and energetic investigation into how these stories of “Oriental” myth and folklore have seeped into the European imagination from the 18th century onward.

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One Morning Like a Bird by Andrew Miller

The writers' reflections on Japanese identity are never undertaken in isolation from the world -- they are informed by a strong awareness of the world beyond their islands.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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