Orientalism and the Myth of the O/other — Down the Rabbit Hole

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/1907150_gjimenez-y-martin-orientalist-painting The Orient: exotic and fascinating, at once a place of mystical religiosity and barbarity, but most of all strange. One could generate an entire list of adjectives used to described the Orient that can be boiled down to one word: alterity/difference. Or, as Rudyard Kipling would say: “East is east and west is west, […]

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