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  • Online publication date: December 2018

Further Reading

This short selection only begins to reflect the wide range of critical and scholarly research on Edward Said and after. See also the footnotes of individual chapters in this volume.

Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008 [1966]).
Beginnings: Intention and Method (London: Granta, 2012 [1975]).
Orientalism: Western Conceptions of the Orient (London: Penguin, 1995 [1978]).
The Question of Palestine (London: Vintage, 1992 [1979]).
Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World (London: Vintage, 1997 [1981]).
The World, the Text, and the Critic (New York: Vintage, 1991 [1983]).
(with Mohr, Jean) After the Last Sky (London: Faber and Faber, 1986).
(ed. with Hitchens, Christopher) Blaming the Victims: Spurious Scholarship and the Palestine Question (London: Verso, 1988).
Musical Elaborations (London: Chatto and Windus, 1991).
Culture and Imperialism (London: Vintage, 1994 [1993]).
Peace and Its Discontents: Essays on Palestine in the Middle East Peace Process (London: Vintage, 1996 [1993]).
Representations of the Intellectual: The 1993 Reith Lectures (London: Vintage, 1994).
The Pen and the Sword: Conversations with David Barsamian (Edinburgh: AK Press, 1994).
The Politics of Dispossession: The Struggle for Palestinian Self-Determination 1969–1994 (London: Vintage, 1995).
Out of Place: A Memoir (London: Granta, 1999).
The End of the Peace Process: Oslo and After (London: Vintage, 2001).
Reflections on Exile: And Other Literary and Cultural Essays (London: Granta, 2001).
Power, Politics and Culture: Interviews with Edward W. Said, ed. Viswanathan, Gauri (New York: Pantheon, 2001).
(with Barenboim, Daniel) Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society (New York: Pantheon, 2002).
Freud and the Non-European (London: Verso, 2003).
(with Barsamian, David) Culture and Resistance: Conversations with Edward W. Said (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2003).
From Oslo to Iraq and the Roadmap (London: Bloomsbury, 2004).
Humanism and Democratic Criticism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2004).
On Late Style: Music and Literature against the Grain (London: Bloomsbury, 2006).
Music at the Limits: Three Decades of Essays and Articles on Music (London: Bloomsbury, 2008).
Abu El-Haj, Nadia, “Edward Said and the Political Present,” American Ethnologist 32.4 (2005), 538555.
Ahmad, Aijaz, In Theory: Nations, Classes, Literatures (London: Verso, 1992).
Ansell-Pearson, Keith, Parry, Benita, and Squires, Judith (eds.), Cultural Readings of Imperialism: Edward Said and the Gravity of History (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1997).
Aruri, Naseer, and Shuraydi, Muhammad A. (eds.), Revising Culture, Reinventing Peace: The Influence of Edward W. Said (New York: Olive Branch Press, 2001).
Ashcroft, Bill, and Ahluwalia, Pal, Edward Said: The Paradox of Identity (London: Routledge, 1999).
Bartolovich, Crystal, and Lazarus, Neil (eds.), Marxism, Modernity and Postcolonial Studies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002).
Bhabha, Homi, and Mitchell, W. J. T. (eds.), Edward Said: Continuing the Conversation (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).
Boehmer, Elleke, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).
Bové, Paul A. (ed.), Edward Said and the Work of the Critic: Speaking Truth to Power (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000).
Brantlinger, Patrick, Victorian Literature and Postcolonial Studies (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009).
Brennan, Timothy, “The Illusion of a Future: Orientalism as Travelling Theory,” Critical Inquiry 26 (Spring 2000), 558583.
Chibber, Vivek, Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital (London: Verso, 2013).
Curthoys, Ned, and Ganguly, Debjani (eds.), Edward Said: The Legacy of a Public Intellectual (Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 2007).
Ganguly, Keya, “Roads Not Taken: Notes on the Legacy of Orientalism,” History of the Present: A Journal of Critical History 5.1 (2015), 6582.
Hart, William D., Edward Said and the Religious Effects of Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)
Howe, Stephen, “Edward Said and Marxism: Anxieties and Influence,” Cultural Critique 67 (Fall 2007), 5087.
Hussein, Abdirahman A., Edward Said: Criticism and Society (London: Verso, 2002).
Iskandar, Adel, and Ruston, Hakem (eds.), Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010).
Kennedy, Valeria, Edward Said: A Critical Introduction (Cambridge: Polity, 2000).
Lazarus, Neil (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).
Lazarus, Neil, The Postcolonial Unconscious (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)
Loomba, Ania, Colonialism/Postcolonialism (London: Routledge, 1998).
Macfie, A. L. (ed.), Orientalism: A Reader (New York: New York University Press, 2000).
McCarthy, Conor, The Cambridge Introduction to Edward Said (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).
McCarthy, Conor, “Edward Said and Irish Criticism,” Éire-Ireland 42.1/2 (2007), 311335.
Moore-Gilbert, Bart, “Beyond Orientalism? Culture, Imperialism and Humanism,” Wasafiri 11.23 (1996), 813.
Moore-Gilbert, Bart, Postcolonial Theory: Contexts, Practices, Politics (London: Verso, 1997)
O’Hanlon, Rosalind, and Washbrook, David, “After Orientalism: Culture, Criticism, and Politics in the Third World,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 34.1 (1992), 141167.
Parry, Benita, “Edward Said and Third-World Marxism,” College Literature 40.4 (2013), 105126.
Poddar, Prem, and Johnson, David (eds.), A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in English (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008).
Radhakrishnan, R., A Said Dictionary (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
San Juan, E., “Edward Said’s Affiliations: Secular Humanism and Marxism,” Atlantic Studies 3.1 (April 2006), 4361.
Sing, Manfred, and Younes, Miriam, “The Spectres of Marx in Edward Said’s Orientalism,” Die Welt Des Islams 53.2 (2013), 149191.
Singh, Amritjit, and Johnson, Bruce G. (eds.), Interviews with Edward W. Said (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2004).
Ertur, Basak, and Gürsoy Sökmen, Müge (eds.), Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said (London: Verso, 2008).
Spanos, William, The Legacy of Edward W. Said (Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009).
Sprinker, Michael (ed.), Edward Said: A Critical Reader (Oxford: Blackwell, 1992).
Veeser, H. Aram, Edward Said: The Charisma of Criticism (New York: Routledge, 2010).
Williams, Patrick (ed.), Edward Said, 4 vols., Sage Masters in Modern Social Thought (London: Sage Books, 2001).
Burton, Antoinette, After the Imperial Turn: Thinking with and through the Nation (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003).
Bush, Barbara, Imperialism and Postcolonialism (London: Routledge, 2006).
Howe, Stephen (ed.), The New Imperial Histories Reader (London: Routledge, 2009).
Porter, Bernard, The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).
MacKenzie, John M., “Edward Said and the Historians,” Nineteenth Century Contexts 18 (1994), 925.
MacKenzie, John M., Orientalism: History, Theory and the Arts (Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1995).
Prakash, Gyan (ed.), After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994).
Anderson, Kevin B., Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010).
Benner, Erica, Really Existing Nationalisms: A Post-Communist View from Marx and Engels (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995).
Claeys, Gregory, Imperial Sceptics: British Critics of Empire 1850–1920 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).
Flikschuh, Katrin, and Ypi, Lea, Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).
Muthu, Sankar, Enlightenment against Empire (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, 2009).
Muthu, Sankar (ed.), Empire and Modern Political Thought (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Pitts, Jennifer, A Turn to Empire: The Rise of Imperial Liberalism in Britain and France (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005).
Porter, Bernard, Critics of Empire: British Radicals and the Imperial Challenge (London: I. B. Tauris, 2008 [1968]).