Balkan variations of Orientalism and Occidentalism

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Nikolay Aretov

Abstract

Summarizing, the aim of this paper was to provoke scrutinizing in a Balkan context the notions of Orientalism and Occidentalism – two forms of demonizing the Other, coined in the age of Enlightenment, two phenomena that are ambivalent and imported from other cultures. They interact in a curious manner and took critical place in the mythologues of all the nations in the region although in different ways.

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ARETOV, Nikolay. Balkan variations of Orientalism and Occidentalism. Култура/Culture, [S.l.], n. 3, p. 89-99, sep. 2014. ISSN 1857-7725. Available at: <http://journals.cultcenter.net/index.php/culture/article/view/103>. Date accessed: 22 nov. 2017.
Keywords
orientalism, occidentalism, Balkan, Other, demonizing the Other, mental map
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English Articles

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