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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Edward Said

Articles by Edward Said

Preface To Orientalism

Preface To Orientalism

Aug 08, 2003 Edward Said

The terrible conflicts that herd people under falsely unifying rubrics like 'America', 'The West' or 'Islam'...

Imperial Perspectives

Imperial Perspectives

Jul 25, 2003 Edward Said

The Arabs are thought of as different, incapable of logic, unable to tell the truth, fundamentally disruptive...

Dignity And Solidarity

Dignity And Solidarity

Jun 30, 2003 Edward Said

The struggle of the Palestinian people is now a byword for emancipation and enlightenment, except, perhaps,...

Archaeology Of The Roadmap

Archaeology Of The Roadmap

Jun 16, 2003 Edward Said

To read through the roadmap is to confront an unsituated document, oblivious of its time and place.

The Arab Condition

The Arab Condition

May 29, 2003 Edward Said

Why do the Arabs never pool their resources to fight for the causes which officially, at least, they support....

What Is Happening To The United States?

What Is Happening To The United States?

Apr 25, 2003 Edward Said

What is formidable about Iraq is its rich culture, its complex society, and its long-suffering people, ....

Give Us Back Our Democracy

Give Us Back Our Democracy

Apr 21, 2003 Edward Said

Americans have been cheated and lied to on matters of the gravest constitutional importance.

The Other America

The Other America

Mar 22, 2003 Edward Said

The United States is not the monolith many presume it to be. It is more accurate to apprehend America as...

Who Is In Charge?

Who Is In Charge?

Mar 07, 2003 Edward Said

An immensely wealthy and powerful republic has been hijacked by a small cabal of individuals, all of them...

A Monument To Hypocrisy

A Monument To Hypocrisy

Feb 15, 2003 Edward Said

That Bush and Sharon have contempt for the non-white people of this world is clear. The question is, how long...

An Unacceptable Helplessness

An Unacceptable Helplessness

Jan 20, 2003 Edward Said

Will the last person to leave please turn out the lights? Hasn't the time come for us collectively to demand...

Immediate Imperatives

Immediate Imperatives

Dec 24, 2002 Edward Said

Real change can come, in Palestine as elsewhere, only when people actively will that change.

Misinformation About Iraq

Misinformation About Iraq

Dec 02, 2002 Edward Said

On the Iraqi expatriate, Kanan Makiya, to promote himself as the father of what he calls a "non-Arab" and...

Europe Versus America

Europe Versus America

Nov 18, 2002 Edward Said

In comparison with US war fever, Europe has struck a more moderate, thoughtful tone. But when will it assume...

Israel, Iraq, And The United States

Israel, Iraq, And The United States

Oct 16, 2002 Edward Said

America marches to war as if in a trance. We must do everything in our power to slow down and finally stop...

Low Point Of Powerlessness

Low Point Of Powerlessness

Oct 01, 2002 Edward Said

As Sharon escalates his criminal war against defenceless Palestinians, Arafat has the courage and defiance to...

Disunity And Factionalism

Disunity And Factionalism

Aug 24, 2002 Edward Said

What lies behind the Pavlovian regularity with which Arabs try to hurt and impede each other rather than...

Punishment By Detail

Punishment By Detail

Aug 14, 2002 Edward Said

Terrorism, and its obsessive pursuit, have become an entirely circular, self-fulfilling murder and slow death...

One-Way Street

One-Way Street

Jul 15, 2002 Edward Said

The new Arab order that emerged after the Gulf War institutionalised the traffic between the US and the...

Palestinian Elections Now

Palestinian Elections Now

Jun 17, 2002 Edward Said

Palestinians have seldom faced a worse, or a more seminal, moment. How, then, might it be grasped?