In these impassioned and inspiring essays, based on his 1993 Reith Lectures, Edward Said explores what it means to be an intellectual today. It is, he argues, the intellectual's role to represent a message or view not only to but for a public and to do so as an outsider, someone who cannot be co-opted by a goverment or corporation.… (more)
[1e druk]. Vormg.: Marjo Starink. Oorspr.titel: Representations of the intellectual: the 1993 Reith Lectures (1994). Zes essays over de rol van intellectuelen in de hedendaagse maatschappij. Aandacht voor o.a. Jean-Paul Sartre, V.S. Naipaul, James Joyce, Robert Oppenheimer, Henry Kissinger, etc. Met noten.