Example sentences for: orientalism

How can you use “orientalism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The impact of Orientalism far exceeded its subject, vast though that was.

  • To Ajami, Lawrence represents both the good side of the West--its ideas of democratic governance, its support for Arab sovereignty--as well as its bad side: Orientalism, meddling.

  • But the most sustained assault on Orientalism 's premises, and on its prestige, came from the left.

  • But Said's fame outside the American academy rests on Orientalism , his sweeping account of how Western art, literature, and scholarship have produced a deformed, biased picture of Arab and Muslim culture in the service of colonial domination.

  • In the New York Review of Books , for example, the Princeton historian Bernard Lewis, one of the chief modern villains of Orientalism , decried Said's inflammatory tone and questioned his knowledge of history, philology, and Arabic.


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