Edward Said: Post-colonial Discourse and Its Impact on Literature
作者: Naifa Al Mtairi
刊名: Education and Linguistics Research, 2019, Vol.5 (1)
来源数据库: Macrothink Institute
DOI: 10.5296/elr.v5i1.14287
原始语种摘要: This paper highlights Edward Said’s ideology for discerning literary texts that followed the colonial period as a post-colonial discourse. Though some scholars disapprove that notion, Said holds the view that literature is a product of contested social and economic relationships. The West attempts to represent the East and consequently dominates it, not only for knowledge but for political power as well. He assures the worldliness of texts and their interferences with disciplines, cultures and history. Thus, the post-colonial critic should consider the post-colonial literature that might take the form of traditional European literature or the role of the migrant writer in portraying the experience of their countries. The pot-colonial theory with its focus on the misrepresentation of the...
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  • colonial 群体的
  • consequently 因此
  • reading 读出
  • writer 记录器写入程序
  • literature 文献
  • ideology 意识形态
  • discourse 会谈
  • imperialist 帝国主义者
  • attitude 态度
  • discerning 有见识的