Orientalism Topics for Discussion

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How does Balfour justify the British occupation of Egypt?

What does it mean for Orientalism to be a field of study?

How did Silverstre de Sacy change the study of Orientalism?

What is philology and what does it mean for the study of Orientalism?

In what way does Dante present Mohammed? What is the name he uses for Mohammed?

Why is Mohammed considered to be an imposter?

Explain the difference between latent Orientalism and manifest Orientalism. What are the implications of each?

After the publication of Orientalism, Said is accused of being a fundamentalist Islamic. What were the basis for these charges? How did Said refute them?

Why do critics claim that Islam cannot change and cannot modernize itself? What are the implications of these criticisms?

Said's book was well received and well accepted after its publication. What were some of the reasons for...

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