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Imperialism
I've been reading, on and off,
Culture and Imperialism,
a long book by Edward S. Said.
It's a hard book to go through,
but still interesting.

Said goes over works by
British writers like
Joseph Conrad,
Charles Dickens,
Jane Austen,
Rudyard Kipling, and his
readings make us see
how men and women in the stories
were dependent on
British imperialism over
India or Africa,
how limited
their views of those countries were
and how they were uncounscious of
their limits.

Imperialism is the
name of way, tendency, or condition of an
empire over other countries.

The book has,
in addition to Said's readings of those British writings,
discussion of Aida,
a great song-play by
an Italian music-writer Giuseppe Verdi,
Algerian stories by Albert Camus,
Irish verses by William Butler Yeats,
and books on men working against empires.

An important thing is
that this book is not a
one-sided attack of imperialism. Culture is not that simple.

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