Edward Said's Concept of Exile: Identity and Cultural Migration in the Middle East

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Edward Said was an exiled individual - the 'out of place' Palestinian in the USA. He saw the consequences of the 1948 dismantling of Palestine and the establishment of Israel through his parents' experiences and through the collective statelessness imposed on the Palestinians. His own personal experience of exile intensified when he moved to the USA. Yet despite the significance of exile to Said's life and work, no scholarship has yet focused on this theme in his writings or traced its ongoing applicability and importance. ...

Edward Said's Concept of Exile: Identity and Cultural Migration in the Middle East 2017, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781784536879

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