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Using the author's personal letters as a guide to understanding his fiction, Said draws an important parallel between Conrad's view of his own life and the manner and form of his stories. The critic also argues that the author, who set his fiction in exotic locations like East Asia and Africa, projects political dimensions in his work that mirror a colonialist preoccupation with "civilizing" native peoples.
Said then suggests that this dimension should be considered when reading all of Western literature. First published in , Said's critique of the Western self's struggle with modernity signaled the beginnings of his groundbreaking work, Orientalism , and remains a cornerstone of postcolonial studies today. II Character and the Knitting Machine IV Worlds at War V The New Order VI The Past and the Present.
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