Edward Said

Edward Said on en.wikipedia; including Influence, Music, Death and legacy, and External Links: … 1 November 1935 – 25 September 2003) … was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, a literary theorist, and a public intellectual who was a founding figure of the critical-theory field of Post-colonialism. Born a Palestinian Arab in the city of Jerusalem in Mandatory Palestine (1920–48), he was an American citizen through his father.[1] Said was an advocate for the political and the human rights of the Palestinian people and has been described by the journalist Robert Fisk as their most powerful voice[2] …;

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