A critic of the field reflects on the criticisms leveled in 1979.
The British writer joins us to think about the ideological battle over the Western tradition and the role Israel plays in that fight.
“As with so many intellectuals, Said’s cultural influence was greater than his merits.”
The Said-Khalidi school of history.
“Another somewhat turgid recitation of the traditional Palestinian narrative.”
Accusing the victims of becoming the executioners in order to play on European sympathies.
Edward Said and honor killings.
And their anti-Israel consequences.
Jews were neither xenophobes nor perpetual victims.
Orientalists at the Vatican.
The protocols of the elders of Fresno.