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Episode 31: Timothy Brennan on Edward Said

June 25th, 2021  •  34 mins 15 secs  •  Download (47 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Larger-than-life figures like Edward Said often become prisoners of their own legacy. Author Timothy Brennan, a student of Said’s, joins host Richard Aldous to discuss his fascinating new biography, Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said, a book that tries to tease out the contradictions and complications that shaped one of the most influential public intellectuals of the 20th century.