Orientalists and other Others
Edward Said, Orientalism (1978); at least pages 1-73.
Frantz Fanon, "Algeria Unveiled," in A Dying Colonialism (1965) or in The Fanon Reader.
Daniel Boyarin, "The Christian Invention of Judaism: The Theodosian Empire and the Rabbinic Refusal of Religion," Representations 85 (Winter 2004), pp. 21-57.
Dipesh Chakrabarty, Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2000; 2007).
Frederick Cooper and Ann Laura Stoler, eds., Tensions
of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World (1997), especially the introduction.
Arif Dirlik, "Chinese History and the Question of Orientalism," History and Theory 35:4 (1995), 96-118.
Johannes Fabian, Time and the Other: How Anthropology Creates its Objects
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ed., "Race,"
Writing, and Difference (1986); some of these essays first appeared in Critical Inquiry (1985) and are available on-line.
Mustapha Marrouchi, "Counternarratives, Recoveries, Refusals," boundary 2 25:2 (summer 1998), 205-257, part of a very good issue on Said (other authors include W.J.T. Mitchell, Gayatri Spivak, and Lindsay Waters).
"Orientalism Twenty Years On," review essays by
Andrew Rotter, K.E. Fleming, and Kathleen Biddick,
in American Historical Review 105 (2000),
Gyan Prakash, "Orientalism Now," History and
Theory 34 (1995), 119-212.
Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing
and Transculturation (1992).
Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism (1993).
Jane Schneider, ed., Italy's "Southern Question":
Orientalism in One Country (1998).
Nicholas Thomas, Colonialism's Culture: Anthropology, Travel, Government (1994).