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Edward Said

Edward SaidAKA Edward Wadie Said

Born: 1-Nov-1935
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Palestine
Died: 25-Sep-2003
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia
Remains: Buried, Protestant Cemetery, Broummana, Lebanon

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Orientalism

Father: Wadie (Christian)
Wife: Mariam Cortas (m. 1970, one son and one daughter)

    High School: Mount Hermon School, Northfield, MA (1953)
    University: Princeton University
    University: PhD, Harvard University

    Palestine National Council
    International PEN

    Ethos (10-Feb-2011) · Himself
    Edward Said: The Last Interview (11-Jun-2004) · Himself

Author of books:
Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography (1966, nonfiction)
Beginnings, Intention and Method (1975, nonfiction)
Orientalism (1978, nonfiction)
The Question of Palestine (1979, nonfiction)
Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World (1981, nonfiction)
The World, the Text, and the Critic (1983, nonfiction)
After the Last Sky (1986, nonfiction)
Nationalism, Colonialism, and Literature, Yeats and Decolonialization (1988, nonfiction)
Culture and Imperialism (1993, nonfiction)
Politics of Dispossession (1994, nonfiction)
Out of Place, A Memoir (1999, memoir)

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