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Introduction

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter proposes counterpoint as a metaphor for the historical critique of colonial musical cultures in the early modern world. It explains how Edward W. Said's technique of “contrapuntal ... More


Conrad's Narrative Method

Jakob Lothe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122555
eISBN:
9780191671463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This book applies recent developments in critical theory and practice to the whole canon of Conrad's works. Using a broadly structuralist approach, the book analyses Conrad's sophisticated narrative ... More


The Allure of Decadent Thinking: Religious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism

Carl Olson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199959839
eISBN:
9780199315970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959839.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a compelling and provocative argument against the application of postmodern thought to religious studies, showing how such radically skeptical thinking undermines, subverts, and ... More


Genealogy, Power, and Discourse

Carl Olson

in The Allure of Decadent Thinking: Religious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199959839
eISBN:
9780199315970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959839.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Michel Foucault's method of genealogy, concept of power, and theory of discourse form the context for a critical consideration of Edward W. Said's notion of Orientalism.


Hatred of Inferiority and Confrontation with the West: Forgetting Some, Remembering Others

Majid Daneshgar

in Studying the Qur'an in the Muslim Academy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067540
eISBN:
9780190067571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067540.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses particularly on the influence on Muslim approaches to the West and Westerners and the study of the Qurʾān in the Muslim academy of Edward W. Said’s important work on cultural ... More


Studying the Qur'an in the Muslim Academy

Majid Daneshgar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067540
eISBN:
9780190067571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067540.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book sheds light on how the study of Islam in the Muslim lands become an exercise in politics and pious apologetics. It also displays the way modern critical historical approach to the Qurʾān is ... More


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