My friend Edward Said lost his courageous battle with leukemia last week, and so the world feels hopelessly thin from the loss of a man who wasand not just to mepossibly the greatest intellectual of the last 50 years. Indefatigable, irascible, and devastatingly charming, he leaves legions of followers and fans in every corner of the world. I am... More >>>
By photo: Brigitte Lacombe
Said to his students: Find your own language. Develop your own authority.