"This is a brave book, written with gusto—a student from Edward Said’s early days at Columbia cuts through the myth and puts together the ‘real maestro,’ with respect, sympathy and meticulous attention to detail.” - Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University
H. Aram Veeser will be having a reading and performance for Edward Said. This innovative multimedia performance will include readings as well as images and dramatic elements, in collaboration with the author’s colleague, Matthew Mead.
Alwan for the Arts is located at 16 Beaver Street (between Broad and Broadway), 4th floor, New York, NY 10004, (646) 732-3261. More information about the event can be found on Alwan for the Arts’ website.
The Charisma of Criticism
This insightful critical biography shows us an Edward Said we did not know. H. Aram Veeser brings forth not the Said of tabloid culture, or Said the remote philosopher, but the actual man, embedded in the politics of the Middle East but soaked in the values of the West and struggling to advance the...
Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge