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Friday Friyay: 'Culture and Imperialism' by Edward W. Said

It's another Friday and since I for once don't have classes I can't wait to finally hop around and visit everyone's blogs again. I have been a little bit MIA but I was able to take part in the Blog Blast for the beautiful Painting Time  yesterday, which was lovely! Today I'm sharing a non-fiction read with you all, which I have been wanting to read for a while but which now I think might also come in useful for one of my modules. Following his profoundly influential study Orientalism, Edward Said now examines Western culture. From Jane Austen to Salman Rushdie, from Yeats to the media coverage of the Gulf War, Culture and Imperialism is a broad, fierce and wonderfully readable account of the roots of imperialism in European culture. The cover on the left isn't actually the cover of my edition, but somehow I can't find it anywhere!  Book Beginnings  is at home on  Rose City Reader , hosted by Gilion Dumas, and  Friday 56  at  Freda's Voice , hosted by Fre

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