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Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Born and raised in French Algeria, Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous represent in their literary works signs of conflict and enmity, drawing on discordant histories so as to reappraise the political on ... More


Still Besieged by Voices: Djebar's Poetics of the Threshold

Clarisse Zimra

in Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317453
eISBN:
9781846317187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317187.008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Assia Djebar's Ces voix qui m'assiègent (1999), a collection of her critical essays, pieces that had, until then, not been readily accessible. The collection is the most ... More


Edward Said and Assia Djebar Counterpoint and the Practice of Comparative Literature

Kathryn Lachman

in Borrowed Forms: The Music and Ethics of Transnational Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380307
eISBN:
9781781387290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380307.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Said's theory of counterpoint in relation to Assia Djebar's novel Les Nuits de Strasbourg (1997). Said proposed musical counterpoint both as a strategy for rethinking the ... More


Feminism and Women’s Identity

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Feminism and Women’s Identity’ discusses Djebar’s representation of womanhood and femininity in her work. It attempts to locate her position on feminism by comparing the writer’s disassociation from ... More


Assia Djebar: Algerian <i>Images-son</i> in Experimental Documentaries

Stefanie Van de Peer

in Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This case study looks at French-Algerian author Assia Djebar, who made two little-known films. This chapter is an exploration of the limited but highly complex and challenging work of an important ... More


Introduction

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this first chapter, Hiddleston comments on the significance of expatriation and the memory of native lands in Djebar’s work. The chapter also introduces the recurring themes present in the text, ... More


War, Memory and Postcoloniality

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘War, Memory and Postcoloniality’ explores Djebar’s process of reflection that gave rise to alternative modes of writing and describes this course of withdrawal and renewal as a movement that went on ... More


Violence, Mourning and Singular Testimony

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Violence, Mourning and Singular Testimony’ explores the political influence in Djebar’s work from the 1990s. The chapter assesses the writer’s use of religious and political discourse in light of ... More


Algerian Letters: Mixture, Genres, Literature Itself

Patrick Crowley

in Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317453
eISBN:
9781846317187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317187.009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of the travel writings of the nineteenth-century French painter Eugène Fromentin (1820–76), whose work is seen as having inaugurated French Algerian literature; 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


Assia Djebar: ‘Fiction as a way of “thinking”’

Nicholas Harrison (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/UPO9781846319808.005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ces voix qui m'assiègent…en marge de ma francophonie is the only book written by Assia Djebar that might be interpreted as theoretical. Nevertheless, she has made important contributions to ... More


Revolutionary Memoirs: Assia Djebar and Latifa al-Zayyat

Tahia Abdel Nasser

in Literary Autobiography and Arab National Struggles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474420228
eISBN:
9781474438537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420228.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on the autobiographical novels and memoirs of two important twentieth-century Arab women writers who provide models for the adaptation of the genre in colonial and postcolonial ... More


The Early Years

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This first chapter studies Djebar’s works published during the early years of her career, from her first novel La Soif to the last of her novels written in the early period, Les Alouettes naïves. The ... More


Narratives of Torture and Trauma in Algeria's Colonial State of Exception

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter five considers how the colonial state of emergency in Algeria was framed and contested in a range of literary and legal texts. The chapter begins by considering the way in which the ... More


Heard/Symbolic Voices: The Nouba of the Women of Mont Chenoua and Women’s Film in the Maghreb

Zahia Smail Salhi

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter critiques the masculinisation in postcolonial discourse and its remembering, through an analysis of the work of Assia Djebar. Djebar's film, The Nouba of the Women of Mont Chenoua ... More


Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Jane Hiddleston

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria is a book about expatriation, and the constant, necessary revisiting that follows. In the book, Hiddleston seeks to conceptualise Djebar’s progressive struggle and ... More


Haunted Algeria

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Haunted Algeria’ studies Djebar’s expatriation from Algeria in her later works. The chapter describes loss felt by Algeria and foregrounds the country’s search for identity and belonging, as its ... More


Cut Sound: The Literary Staging of Silence

Jennifer Solheim

in The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940827
eISBN:
9781786945082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940827.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In my proposal of cut sound as a literary device, I demonstrate that silences can be woven into literary narratives through the interplay of dialogue and characters’ reactions with characters’ ... More


Borrowed Forms: The Music and Ethics of Transnational Fiction

Kathryn Lachman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380307
eISBN:
9781781387290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380307.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Borrowed Forms examines the use of music by contemporary novelists and critics from across the francophone, anglophone, and hispanophone worlds. Through readings of Nancy Huston, Maryse Condé, J. M. ... More


Conclusion

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This concluding chapter gives a final comment on Djebar’s development as a writer and her methods of writing. It focuses on her representation of the suffering felt by Algeria, and the ways in which ... More


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