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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3159: The Orientalist Debate

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Franz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth, London: Penguin Classics, 2001.
Ranjit Guha (ed.), Selected Subaltern Studies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Ibn Waraq, Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism,
New York: Prometheus Books, 2007.
Robert Irwin, For Lust of Knowing: The Orientalists and Their Enemies, London: Penguin, 2007.
John M. MacKenzie, Orientalism: History, Theory and the Arts, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995.
Paul Rabinow (ed.), The Foucault Reader, London: Penguin books, 1986.

Mary Roberts (eds.), Edges of Empire; Orientalism and Visual Culture, Oxford: Blackwell 2005.
Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism, New York: Vintage Books, 1986.
Edward Said, Orientalism, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul 1978.
Edward Said, Politics of Dispossession, London: Chatto and Windus, 1994.
Ziaudin Sardar, Orientalism (Concepts in Social Science), London: Open University Press.
Murgey Gursoy Sokem and Basak Ertur (eds.), Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said, London: Verso, 2008.
M. Sprinker (ed.), Edward Said: A Critical Reader, London: WilleyBlackwell, 1993.
Robert Young, White Mythologies, London and New York: Routledge, 1990.