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According to Said, what does "double perspective" mean?

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Edward Said mentions "double perspective" in the essay "Intellectual Exile: Expatriates and Marginals," included in his collection Representations of the Intellectual. Originally delivered in 1993 as six Reith lectures on the BBC, Representations was published in book form in 1994.

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Because the exile sees things both in term of what has been left behind and what is actual here and now, there is a...

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