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Wednesday, 12 December 2007
Hamid Dabashi's Tribute To Edward Said
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Yes, I've put it up before. But it does not lose its nobility of spirit nor its sempiternal truth. It simply must go up again, for every new generation of visitors to this site.

This is the tribute written by Professor Hamid Dabashi just after Edward Said died. I believe that long after all the works and days of Edward Said are forgotten -- and he is vieux jeu already -- this tribute will live on, in many anthologies and in our collective memory. To my mind, it is not only unsurpassed but unsurpassable.

Here it is:

The Moment of Myth
Edward Said (1935-2003)
By HAMID DABASHI

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Posted on 12/12/2007 8:45 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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12 Dec 2007
Alan

 

 And here's Rebecca's review of Ibn Warraq's new book on Edward Said:

 

http://www.newenglishreview.org/blog_direct_link.cfm/blog_id/11604