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Out of Place: A Memoir


Edward Said experienced both British and American imperialism as the old Arab order crumbled in the late 1940s and early 1950s. This account of his early life reveals how it influenced his books Orientalism and Culture and Imperialism. Edward Said was born in Jerusalem and brought up in Cairo, spending every summer in the Lebanese mountain village of Dhour el Shweir, until he was 'banished' to America in 1951. This work is a mixture of emotional archaeology and memory, exploring an essentially irrecoverable past. As ill ...

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Out of Place: A Memoir
2000, Vintage

ISBN-13: 9780679730675

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Out Of Place: A Memoir
2000, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862073708


Out of Place: A Memoir
1999, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394587394


Out of Place: A Memoir
1999, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862070110


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