Edward Said and the war in Iraq

New Formations - ISSN 0950-2378
Volume 2006 Number 59

Edward Said and the war in Iraq
Robert Spencer pages -


Spencer criticises Edward Said’s Orientalism, which, he suggests, incorporates a range of misrepresentations, ultimately to portray Orientals as a mass reducible to stereotype, rather than individuals and groups that merit unique analyses. Said suggests that the orientalist creates a distorted view of the east that is ripe for western cultural fantasy and economic domination.

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