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Edward Said and the Egyptian Revolution

Ahdaf Soueif

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‘Everything is fragmented and fluid and unstable and hopeful and dangerous. We have insights and connections and blank spaces and questions.

“Mina’s Banner” is the phrase I need to use now – but what will it mean by the time we reach May?’

Ahdaf Soueif delivers the 2012 Edward Said lecture at the British Museum.

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