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Via his paintings as a student, as a critic, and as a political commentator, Edward acknowledged requested insistently: Who speaks? For what and whom? How does an highbrow articulate his or her position within the West? Or within the constructing global? what's the particular contribution and intervention to be made by means of the highbrow? This Social textual content unique factor in reminiscence of acknowledged examines how he challenged validated authority and id with those questions and formed a tradition of feedback.
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Ibid. 32 Sura P. Rath 19. Derek Walcott, What the Twilight Says (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998), 131. 20. Edward Kamau Brathwaite, “Timehri,” in Is Massay Day Dead? Black Moods in the Caribbean, ed. Orde Coombes (New York: Doubleday, 1974). Quoted in The Empire Writes Back, ed. Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin, 2nd ed. (New York: Routledge, 2002), 145. 21. Ibid. For other postcolonial views on a transformative, generative history, see Derek Walcott, “The Muse of History,” Paul Carter, “Spatial History,” and Dipesh Chakrabarty, “Postcolonial and the Artifice of History,” all in The PostColonial Studies Reader, ed.
See also Naipaul, Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples (New York: Random House, 1998). 16. Edward W. Said, Culture and Imperialism (New York: Vintage Books, 1994), xii. 17. V. S. Naipaul, The Writer and the World (New York: Knopf, 2002), 6. 18. Ibid. 32 Sura P. Rath 19. Derek Walcott, What the Twilight Says (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998), 131. 20. Edward Kamau Brathwaite, “Timehri,” in Is Massay Day Dead? Black Moods in the Caribbean, ed. Orde Coombes (New York: Doubleday, 1974).
Notes An earlier version of this essay was presented at the 2003 conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory in Jaipur (India) with support from the Central Washington University Faculty Development Fund. 1. Edward W. Said, Orientalism (New York: Vintage Books, 1979), 12. 2. Matthew Arnold, “The Study of Poetry,” in Criticism: Major Statements, ed. Charles Kaplan and William Davis Anderson, 4th ed. (New York: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2000), 333 – 53. , Culture and Anarchy (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1994).