Item Details

Edward Said on Orientalism [videorecording]

Media Education Foundation ; executive producer & director, Sut Jhally ; producer & editor, Sanjay Talreja
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Edward Said's book Orientalism has been influential in a diverse range of disciplines since its publication in 1978. In this interview he talks about the context in which the book was conceived, its main themes, and how its original thesis relates to the contemporary understanding of "the Orient."
Director
Sut Jhally
Release Date
1998
Run Time
40 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Also available in VHS format.
  • Videodisc release of a 1998 documentary production.
Variant Title
On orientalism
Local Notes
All videos/DVDs purchased from us have public screening rights factored into the price, which means that they may be viewed in audience settings (as long as no admission is charged). (4/6/12)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The repertory of orientalism
  • Orientalism & empire
  • American orientalism
  • Orientalism today : the demonization of Islam in the news and popular culture
  • Orientalism in action : the media and the Oklahoma City bomb
  • Orientalism and the Palestinian question
  • End credits.
ISBN
189352146X, 9781893521469
Published
Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, c2002.
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videodisc (40 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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