Disorienting Vision: Rereading Stereotypes in French Orientalist Texts and Images

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This book begins with a painting. Loyalty to cultural artefacts, listening carefully to what they have to say, is the secret of Inge E. Boer's approach to the French Orientalists tradition. In a post-Said manner, Boer provides close readings of philosophical and literary texts, paintings, prints and other artefacts. Her readings establish a dialogue with critical post-colonial and feminist theory as well as (art-) historical and literary scholarship. She treats all these artefacts like subjects in their own right, enabling ...

Disorienting Vision: Rereading Stereotypes in French Orientalist Texts and Images 2004, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042017238

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