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Representations of the Intellectual
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Edward W. Said
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-24 - Publisher: Vintage

In these six essays--delivered on the BBC as the prestigious Reith Lectures--Edward Said addresses the ways in which the intellectual can best serve society in the light of a heavily compromised media and of special interest groups who are protected at the cost of larger community concerns. Said suggests a
Public Intellectuals in South Africa
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Chris Broodryk
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-01 - Publisher: Wits University Press

This edited collection gives voice to neglected public intellectuals in the arts, humanities, and journalism in South Africa who gave voice and presence to those who have been marginalized and silenced in South African history Edward Said described a public intellectual as someone who uses accessible language to address a
Unsettling the World
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jeanne Morefield
Categories: Humanistic ethics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This is the first book-length treatment of Edward Said's influential cultural criticism from the perspective of a political theorist. Morefield argues that Said's critique provides a timely approach that bridges historical analyses of imperialism and postcolonial politics with an urgent imperative to theorize contemporary global crises.
A Transnational Analysis of Representations of the US Filibusters in Nicaragua, 1855-1857
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: Andreas Beer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-07 - Publisher: Springer

This book investigates how the encounter between the U.S. filibuster expedition in 1855-1857 and Nicaraguans was imagined in both countries. The author examines transnational media and gives special emphasis to hitherto neglected publications like the bilingual newspaper El Nicaraguense. The study analyzes filibusters’ direct influence on their representations and how
Birth of the Intellectuals
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Christophe Charle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-06 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Who exactly are the ‘intellectuals’? This term is so widely used today that we forget that it is a recent invention, dating from the late nineteenth century. In Birth of the Intellectuals, the renowned historian and sociologist Christophe Charle shows that the term ‘intellectuals’ first appeared at the time of