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Portrait of an Arab Jew: Albert Memmi and the Politics of Indigeneity

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Against the critical tendency to read Albert Memmi’s texts on colonialism and Zionism separately, Chapter Four examines his pro-Israeli essays through the lens of his theoretical analyses and ... More


Autobiography and Independence: Selfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial Writing in French

Debra Kelly

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236597
eISBN:
9781846312625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312625
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book offers an in-depth study of the autobiographical writings of four twentieth-century writers from North Africa — Assia Djebar, Mouloud Feraoun, Abdelkébir Khatibi and Albert Memmi — as they ... More


Albert Memmi: The Conflict of Legacies

Patrick Crowley (ed.)

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Albert Memmi published his first novel, The Pillar of Salt, in 1953. Since then, he has come up with works that offer a trenchant critique of colonialism, consistently bringing attention to the ... More


Locating Quebec on the Postcolonial Map

Mary Jean Green (ed.)

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Within Quebec the term ‘postcolonial’ is generally ignored. The complex ways in which Quebec can be considered postcolonial in a historical sense, and in which postcolonial readings of Quebec ... More


Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History

Bryan Cheyette

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300093186
eISBN:
9780300199376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093186.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book throws new light on a wide range of modern and contemporary writers—some at the heart of the canon, others more marginal—to explore the power and limitations of the diasporic imagination ... More


Introduction: A Place in the Word

in Autobiography and Independence: Selfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial Writing in French

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236597
eISBN:
9781846312625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236597.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the question of the relationship between the writer's self and literary expression. The analysis focuses on the work of four ... More


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