I have been unable to live an uncommitted or suspended life. I have not hesitated to declare my affiliation with an extremely unpopular cause.
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Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up in the life of a young professor of English. Beginning in 1968, I started to think, write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics.
|Birth:||1st November, 1935|
|Death:||25th September, 2003|
|Profession:||Author, Critic, Professor|
Edward Wadie Said was born in Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine. He was a Palestine-born American author, critic, professor, and comparative literature at Columbia University. As a cultural critic, Said is known for the book Orientalism, a critical analysis of the culturally inaccurate representations that are the bases of Orientalism — the Western study of the Eastern world that presents how Westerners perceive and represent Orientals.
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