We, the Non-Europeans: Derrida with Said

Isin, Engin F. (2016). We, the Non-Europeans: Derrida with Said. In: Braidotti, Rosi and Gilroy, Paul eds. Conflicting Humanities. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 229–244.

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Abstract

This chapter addresses how Derrida’s question of Europe can be brought into sharper relief with late Edward Said’s (2003) lecture on Freud and the non-European. I draw a lesson from the fact that ‘late’ Said had become exercised by the question of Europe or ‘what is called Europe?’ from a different angle than his earlier work Orientalism (1979).

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