Orientalism - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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The texts by Said discussed are: Orientalism (New York, 1978; all page references are to the twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of 2003); The World, the Text, and the Critic (Cambridge, Mass., 1984); Culture and Imperialism (New York, 1993); and Humanism and Democratic Criticism (New York, 2004). A large body of literature has been produced in response to or inspired by Orientalism. See especially: Nicholas B. Dirks, ed., Colonialism and Culture (Ann Arbor, Mich., 1992); Carol E. Breckenridge and Peter van der Veer, eds., Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament: Perspectives on South Asia (Philadelphia, 1993); Dipesh Chakrabarty, Provincializing Europe (Princeton, N.J., 2000); and a volume published on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Orientalism, Inge E. Boer, ed., After Orientalism: Critical Entanglements, Productive Looks (Amsterdam, 2004). On the question of religion, see: Wilfred Cantwell Smith, The Meaning and End of Religion (New York, 1962); Talal Asad, Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and...

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