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The Pre-Raphaelites and OrientalismLanguage and Cognition in Remediations of the East$
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Eleonora Sasso

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781474407168

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407168.001.0001

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The Pre-Raphaelites and Orientalism

Eleonora Sasso

Edinburgh University Press

‘[S]ince one cannot ontologically obliterate the Orient […], one does have the means to capture it, treat it, describe it, improve it, radically alter it’ (Said 1977: 95). In the second chapter of Orientalism, Edward Said suggests that we know the Orient through three different cognitive modes, which can be summarised according to David E. Rumelhart and Donald A. Norman’s classification (1978) of knowledge acquisition: that is, ...

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