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The Occidentalist Response to Modern Western Scholarship

in Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226471075
eISBN:
9780226471099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471099.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter addresses the response to the idea of occidentalist to modern Western scholarship. Not all critics of orientalists were situated in the Islamic world. A. L. Tibawi could argue that the ... More


The Miracle of Modern Japanese Literature

Minae Mizumura

in The Fall of Language in the Age of English

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163026
eISBN:
9780231538541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163026.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the formation and development of Japanese universities in the nineteenth century and their role in the creation of a national literature. It also analyzes the novel, Sanshirō ... More


Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Tatiana Gabroussenko

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

An understanding of contemporary North Korea's literature is virtually impossible without an investigation of its formative period, 1945–1960, which saw a gradual transformation from the initial ... More


(Not) Reading Orientalism

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies Edward Said's Orientalism, which is the most influential of all his books written during is prolific career. Translated into 36 languages, it stemmed from a versatile personality ... More


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