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  • Postcolonial

    Postcolonialism and Literature – Reading the others. Doubts and Orientalism.

    The good thing about blogging is that allows a fluid communication and flow of ideas. Here are some I’d like to comment on: Amanda said: One thing I’ve wondered about though previously–do we have to be careful in looking at other viewpoints (female, minority, etc.) to not praise them just for being “other,” but to carefully evaluate their worth as well? Absolutely! Thanks to your response I can introduce Edward Said’s work Orientalism. In that wonderful book, he dealt with how the West represents the East. Have you ever thought about it? If you had the opportunity to approach a colonial text, you will find  a patronizing point of view:…