Representations of the Intellectual: The 1993 Reith Lectures

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Vintage, 1994 - Intellectuals - 90 pages
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In this series of essays, based on his 1993 Reith Lectures, Edward Said explores what it means to be an intellectual today. It is, he argues, the intellectual's role to represent a message or view not only to, but for, a public, and to do so as an outsider - someone who cannot be co-opted by a government or corporation.

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Anyone who wants to take themselves seriously as an intellectual or even as a political activist should read Edward Said's shrewd, embracing, and captivating series of lectures about the ... Read full review

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This book needs to be given to every minority before they study in an English university. Read full review

Contents

Representations of the Intellectual
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Holding Nations and Traditions at Bay
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Expatriates and Marginals
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Copyright

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