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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


Arab Journalism as an Academic Discipline

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of the emergence of journalism and mass communication as an academic discipline in the Arab universities, while providing a critical evaluation of ... More


Who Owns Religion?: Scholars and Their Publics in the Late Twentieth Century

Laurie L. Patton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226649344
eISBN:
9780226676036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676036.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book focuses on a period—the late 1980s through the 1990s—when scholars of religion were accused of scandalizing or denigrating the very communities they had imagined themselves honoring through ... 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


Introduction

Raf Van Rooy

in Language or Dialect?: The History of a Conceptual Pair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198845713
eISBN:
9780191880865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845713.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

‘A language is a dialect with an army and navy.’ This witticism, associated with Max Weinreich, constitutes the starting point of both the entire book and this first chapter. The distinction between ... More


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