‘Exotic’: Orientalist Cliches Still Used to ‘Sell Morocco’
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: If a family of Moroccans were to find themselves on Bondi Beach they’d find it ‘exotic’. But that’s not a word used to sell Australia
Orientalism: Seeing the Positive after Said
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Orientalism was a two-way street, with information, opinion, and observations flowing between observer and observed.
New Lawrence of Arabia Bio – “Fabulously Weird”
TABSIR: Fanatically brave, chillingly ruthless, he was fastidious, repressed, allergic to physical contact, addicted to roasting baths. He was fabulously weird.