Reading Edward Said in Myanmar: Traveling Theories after Culture and Imperialism

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Abstract

Twenty years after its publication, Culture and Imperialism continues to be seen as part of the defining moment of postcolonial readings of our contemporary world. The anniversary marks an opportunity to revisit the landscape of culture and imperialism as envisaged by Edward Said, but also to discuss the productiveness and limitations of its applicability to our contemporary world. This article’s first part focuses on the relevance of Said’s critique of culture and imperialism today, while the second part addresses how its legacy can be used as a point of departure to examine one of the lesser discussed Anglophone postcolonial sites.
Original languageEnglish
JournalLe Simplegadi
Volume12
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)93-109
Number of pages17
ISSN1824-5226
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014

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