The first comprehensive biography of Edward Said

2. Places of Mind
Places of Mind.
Drawing on extensive archival sources and hundreds of interviews, Timothy Brennan’s “Places of Mind” is the first comprehensive biography of Edward Said, one of the most controversial and celebrated intellectuals of the 20th century. اضافة اعلان

In Brennan’s masterful work, Said, the pioneer of postcolonial studies, a tireless champion for his native Palestine, and an erudite literary critic emerges as a self-doubting, tender, and eloquent advocate of literature’s dramatic effects on politics and civic life.

Places of Mind charts the intertwined routes of Said’s intellectual development, revealing him as a study in opposites: a cajoler and strategist. A New York intellectual with a foot in Beirut, an orchestra impresario in Weimar and Ramallah, a raconteur on national television, and a Palestinian negotiator at the State Department.

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