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German orientalism

Ursula Wokoeck

German orientalism

the study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945

by Ursula Wokoeck

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orientalism -- Germany,
  • Orient -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementUrsula Wokoeck.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS61.85 .W65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22543539M
    ISBN 109780415464901, 9780203880081
    LC Control Number2008041683

    Get this from a library! The anxiety of autonomy and the aesthetics of German orientalism. [Nicholas A Germana] -- "German orientalism has been understood, variously, as a form of latent colonialism, as a quest for academic hegemony in Europe, and as an effort to diagnose and treat the ills of . I have been reading about Orientalism for a number of years, but most of this book was written during , which I spent as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford. California. In this unique and generous insti tution, it was my good fortune not only to have benefitted agreeably.


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Drawing upon a comprehensive survey of thousands of German publications on the Middle East from this period, this book presents a detailed history of the development of Orientalism. orientalism as the “standard orientalism” (), rather as just one variation.

Similar to Andrea Polaschegg’s Der andere Orientalismus (), this book German orientalism book to develop a pluralistic “post-Saidian concept of orientalism” (). Germanophone orientalist discourses provide the focus of Author: Qinna German orientalism book. This book provides the first synthetic and contextualised study of German Orientalistik, a subject of special interest because German scholars were the pace-setters in oriental studies between about anddespite entering the colonial race late and exiting it early.

The book suggests that we must take seriously German orientalism’s origins inFile Size: German orientalism book. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. It can no longer be moved or morphed into German orientalism book different cultural or racial/ethnic signifier due to a longer history of Orientalism that.

Edward Saids Orientalism is a treatise on the cultural construction that is Orientalism, which, far from merely an academic and scholarly discipline, is inextricably bound with If I could I would make the entire world read this book, extremely relevant as its subject matter remains today/5().

'Wokoeck's book presents an original and extensive approach to the social German orientalism book of German Orientalism. The handling of the impressively German orientalism book source material and Pages: Study of the ‘Orient’ and Orientalism has evolved considerably since Edward Said's seminal study of ; here, the multi-award winning French novelist Mathias Enard, whose own novel Compass, draws on this rich history, discusses five books that capture key aspects of this ever-shifting terrain.

Interview by Thea Lenarduzzi. The German orientalism book edition of the novel was published inand was written by Edward Said. The book was published in multiple languages including German orientalism book, consists of pages and is available in German orientalism book format.

The main characters of this non fiction, history story are,/5. Book Description: German orientalism has been understood, variously, as a form of latent colonialism, as a quest for academic hegemony in Europe, and as an. In ranging across the subdisciplines of Orientalistik, German Orientalism in the Age of Empire introduces readers to a host of iconoclastic characters and forgotten debates, seeking to demonstrate.

Current scholars of art historiography are fortunate to have German Orientalism in the Age of Empire. Thirty years ago when I was at work on my dissertation on the Austrian art historian and theorist Alois Riegl, I was disappointed that Orientalism, Edward Saids important book, purposely ignored exactly those scholars, GermansFile Size: KB.

Said’s Orientalism was not the last word on its subject, nor was it intended to be. Angela Merkel’s decision to resettle a million Syrian refugees, and Putin’s alliance with the Assad regime underscore Said’s failure to say anything about German or Russian Orientalism—one of the more persuasive criticisms raised at the time.

Todd Kontje's German Orientalisms offers a fresh examination of the role of the East in the German literary imagination, ranging from the Middle Ages to the present. In its wide historical sweep, this book offers important new insights into many of the most famous writers in the German language, from Goethe to Thomas Mann to Günter Grass.

Book received: German Orientalism in the Age of Empire: Religion, Race and Scholarship Article (PDF Available) June with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Its interdisciplinary approach combines distinguished contributions by Indian scholars, who approach the topic of orientalism through the prism of German studies as practiced in Asia, with representative chapters by senior German, Austrian, and English-speaking scholars working at the intersection of German and oriental studies.

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This analysis of Suzanne L. Marchand’s German Orientalism in the Age of Empire: Religion, Race and Scholarship reads her contribution in part against the background. It discusses how European (and in particular German) orientalism has influenced the modern understanding of how language accesses reality and offers a critical reinterpretation of orientalism, ontology and book pushes an innovative focus on the global history of knowledge as entangled between European and non-European cultures.

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N ine years ago I wrote an afterword for Orientalism which, in trying to clarify what I believed I had and had not said, stressed not only the many discussions that had opened up since my book. French Orientalism: Culture, Politics, and the Imagined Other, Edited by Desmond Hosford and Chong J.

Wojtkowski This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data. T THIS ESSAY OFFERS an overview of some of my new work on German cultural engagement with "the Orient," a region that, for nineteenth-century Europeans, embraced the territory from eastern Vienna to the Bering Straits.

This is a project shaped in response to Edward Said's path-breaking book Orientalism, but one that departs quite radically from his methods and assumptions. German Orientalism: The Study of the Middle East and Islam from to Reviews | Insight Turkey Fall / Vol Number 4 Ursula Wokoeck’s book is a dissertation written at the School of History, Tel Aviv University.

Furthermore, while Orientalism had operated previously as part of a conservative agenda, it is now propelled by a Western liberal impetus to involve oneself in every aspect of the non-Western world.

As this is the current state of affairs, Said wonders how the project of this book might serve to challenge the forces of Orientalism. German Orientalism: Introduction Article in Comparative Studies of South Asia Africa and the Middle East 24(2) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Get this from a library. German orientalism: the study of the Middle East and Islam from to [Ursula Woköck] -- During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, German universities were at the forefront of scholarship in Oriental studies.

Drawing upon a. Orientalism was defined by the late Columbia University Prof. Edward Said in his book of the same title as "subtle and persistent Eurocentric prejudice against Arabo-Islamic peoples and their culture" in the course of academic study. 2 Said writes that German Orientalism was interested in the professional study of texts rather than in the exercise of colonial power.

Lacking a direct "national interest," Germany's Orientalist scholarship existed at one remove from colonial practice and administration. In the book Orientalism (), the cultural critic Edward Said redefined the term Orientalism to describe a pervasive Western tradition — academic and artistic — of prejudiced outsider-interpretations of the Eastern world, which was shaped by the cultural attitudes.

In response to: The Question of Orientalism from the J issue. To the Editors. Insouciant, outrageous, arbitrary, false, absurd, astonishing, reckless—these are some of the words Bernard Lewis [NYR, June 24] uses to characterize what he interprets me as saying in Orientalism ().Yet despite these protestations, the sheer length of his diatribe and the four years of gestation.

Neither author has much to say about developments after Before long, though, there will be another book to be written about Orientalism in contemporary multicultural Germany, with scholars from the East teaching in German universities and in dialogue with communities of their own (mixed) culture, established throughout the national : Garth Fowden.

Orientalism Past and Present An Introduction to a Postcolonial Critique The aim of this article is to introduce the term orientalism, its meaning, its history and most important its future. I will start with a definition of the term itself with regard to the scholarly tradition in the West of studying Asian cultures, languages and Size: 54KB.

Orientalism is a book by Edwardin which Said studies the cultural representations that are the bases of Orientalism, the West's patronizing perceptions and. Orientalism is a book by Edward W. Said, in which the author developed the idea of "Orientalism" to define the West's historically patronizing representations of "The East"—the societies and peoples who inhabit the places of Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East.

Said argued that Orientalism, in the sense of the Western scholarship about the Eastern World, is inextricably tied to the. Now reissued with a substantial new afterword, this highly acclaimed overview of Western attitudes towards the East has become one of the canonical texts of cultural studies. Very excitingâ¦his case is not merely persuasive, but conclusive.

John Leonard in The New York Times His most important book, Orientalism established a new benchmark for discussion of the West's skewed view of the Arab 5/5(1). In other words, German Orientalism, contrary to Said, did not just promote Eurocentric views. Ursula Wokoeck's book contributes to this promising and intriguing research.

Originally a dissertation, it still shows the unevenness typical of such : Richard A. Voeltz. View German Orientalism Research Papers on for free.This landmark book, first published inremains one of the most influential books in the Social Sciences, particularly Ethnic Studies and Postcolonialism.

Said is best known for describing and critiquing "Orientalism", which he perceived as a constellation of false .(German ventures into Africa and Oceania were ebook, German Orientalism was mainly a scholarly enterprise rather than an attempt to exercise rhetorical violence.

By and large, the authors exonerate Germany of real colonial engagement and labor to confirm German self-es.