By R. Radhakrishnan
- Compares and contrasts Said's standpoint with different key theorists, corresponding to Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and Jameson
- Describes the an important phrases and ideas principal to Said's work
- Places the improvement of Said's paintings inside of its ancient context
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