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The Language of Heaven

Zain Abdullah

in Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314250
eISBN:
9780199871797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314250.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

While the majority of West Africans in the United States are Anglophone with Christian leanings, today’s most recent African immigrants are Francophone or French-speaking and Muslim. Even if they did ... More


Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures: The Persistence of Diversity

Charles Forsdick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258291
eISBN:
9780191698538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258291.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book studies 20th-century travel literature in French, tracking the form from the colonial past to the postcolonial present. Whereas most recent explorations of travel literature have addressed ... More


Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Katelyn E. Knox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Race on Display in 20th- and 21st-Century France Knox turns the tables France’s rhetoric of ‘internal otherness’, asking her reader not to spot those deemed France’s others but rather to ... More


Complete Bullshit

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in Finding Oneself in the Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148809
eISBN:
9781400845323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148809.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Harry Frankfurt's essay, “On Bullshit,” which the author considers to be a pioneering and brilliant discussion of a widespread but largely unexamined cultural phenomenon. It ... More


The Transcontinental Maghreb: Francophone Literature across the Mediterranean

Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275151
eISBN:
9780823277254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275151.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Critically engaging the concept of the Mediterranean as a “liquid continent” (Gabriel Audisio), the book argues in favor of a “transcontinental” heuristic model that rests on the transmaritime ... More


Romance Studies 1: Francophone Studies

Tony Hunt

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the history and developments in Francophone studies in Great Britain during the twentieth century. It explains that the study of Old French in Great Britain began very soon ... More


Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Elizabeth M. Scott (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This collection offers a new understanding of communities of French heritage in the New World, drawing on archaeological and historical evidence from both colonial and post-Conquest settings. It ... More


At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Nicola Frith and Kate Hodgson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Recent years have seen a growing body of literature dedicated to memories of slavery in the Anglophone world, yet little has been done to approach this subject from Francophone perspectives. This ... More


Contemporary Sino-French Cinemas: Absent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Michelle E. Bloom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851583
eISBN:
9780824868291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Although cinema has been transnational since its inception, contemporary Sino-French film exemplifies the cinematic hybridity of the contemporary age of globalization. The Sino-French comprises ... More


Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Alec G. Hargreaves, Charles Forsdick, and David Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In 2007 Le Monde published a ‘Manifesto for a World Literature’. Signed by a multinational group of authors — many from former French colonies — the manifesto has drawn mixed reactions. Praised by ... More


Hybridity, Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic in the Fray: Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748637409
eISBN:
9780748693924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637409.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter pursues the twin themes of language ideology and cultural politics by considering issues of textual identity and language choice in hybrid texts. As understood here, hybrid texts (prose ... More


Francophone Afropean Literatures

Nicki Hitchcott and Dominic Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380345
eISBN:
9781781387184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380345.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

What does Afro-Europe signify? This volume explores the concept and possibility of a black European community by analysing the ways in which contemporary Francophone African writers articulate and ... More


“Le Juif Espagnol”: The Idea of Sepharad among Colonial and Postcolonial Francophone Jewish Writers

Judith Roumani

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Enrico Macias, an Algerian-born singer who has lived in France since 1961, declares “Je suis le juif espagnol” (I am the Spanish Jew) in a song. Macias considers himself Sephardic and is probably a ... More


Resistance, Heterogeneity, and Historical Memory

Malek Khouri

in The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163548
eISBN:
9781617970153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163548.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Writing genealogy involves the recognition of disparity, of the dispersion of origins and links, of discontinuities and contradictions. One certainly needs to problematize the clear tension between ... More


Introduction: The Frivolous Literary

in The Noir Atlantic: Chester Himes and the Birth of the Francophone African Crime Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316906
eISBN:
9781846317040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317040.001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the reasons why a disparate group of Francophone African authors — Mongo Beti, Bolya, Aïda Diallo, Abasse Ndione, ... More


Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Philippe Zacaïr (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Over the past ten years, political debates, legal disputes, and rising violence associated with the presence of Haitian migrants have flared up throughout the Caribbean basin in such places as ... More


African Initiatives

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on post-independence filmmaking in four adjoining areas astride the Sahara: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and the fourteen independent states in francophone West Africa south of the ... More


Introduction Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Roots and Routes

Syrine Hout

in Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introductory chapter is divided into two sections: the first one, focusing on roots, is a review of Arabic-language Lebanese war literature of the 1970s and 1980s, its main authors, and trends, ... More


Uncultured Yet Seductive: The Trope of the Difficult Arab Boy

Mehammed Amadeus Mack

in Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823274604
eISBN:
9780823274659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274604.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter surveys representations of the Arab male in contemporary French and Francophone literature. It argues that Arab men, especially those who show signs of ethnic affirmation, are often cast ... More


Decolonising the Intellectual: Politics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Jane Hiddleston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380321
eISBN:
9781781381533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses the work of six francophone intellectuals writing in the lead-up to the decolonisation of many of France's colonies in the 1950s and 60s. While figures such as Senghor, Césaire, ... More


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