The Reith Lectures - Representations Of The Intellectual

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2: Holding Nations and Traditions at Bay. Professor Edward Said explores the role of intellectuals from different cultures and backgrounds and the choices that face them when they decide whether to side with the powerful or the underdogs. Producer Anne Winder

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Producer: Anne Winder

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3: Intellectual Exiles.

Professor Edward Said looks at intellectuals both as expatriates and as people on the margin of their own society and considers how exile inspires their thinking. Producer Anne Winder

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Unknown: Professor Edward Said

Producer: Anne Winder

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4: Professionals and Amateurs. The possibility of amateur intellectuals - thinking and concerned individuals - still being able to influence society in the age of professionals backed by institutions is examined by Edward Said , Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Producer Anne Winder

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Unknown: Edward Said

Producer: Anne Winder

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5: Speaking Truth to Power. In his penultimate lecture, Edward Said , Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, considers the role of the intellectual questioning authority and asking what constitutes truth. Producer Anne Winder

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6: Gods thai Always Fail. In this last lecture Edward Said , Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, examines the nature of belief and the problems of those who recant, and portrays the secular intellectual. Producer Anne Winder

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