Edward Said

Tuesday 29 Sep 2020

Edward Said
Edward Said

An intellectual legend if ever there was one, Edward Said reinvented the humanities from an Arab perspective. He took the Western academic establishment to task even as he became an essential pillar of it, and 17 years after his passing he is remembered with love and gratitude across both East and West.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 1 October, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

 

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