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The Emerging Independence of the UNHCR Under Auguste Lindt

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Two political events at the centre of world politics in the mid‐ to late‐1950s—the Hungarian Revolution and the subsequent intervention by the USSR and the Algerian War of National Independence ... More


Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques Rancière: Equality in Action

Todd May

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639823
eISBN:
9780748671724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639823.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how democratic progressive politics can happen and how it is happening in very different arenas. The author takes an intensive look at a range of contemporary political movements and ... More


The Politics of Polarity: The Colonial Novel and the Algerianists

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the politics of polarity in the Algerianist literary movement and colonial novel in the French colony of Algeria during the early part of the 20th century. It traces the efforts ... More


Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979

Todd Shepard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226493275
eISBN:
9780226493305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493305.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book is a history of how and why, from Algeria’s independence from France in 1962 through the cultural and social upheaval of the 1970s, highly sexualized claims about “Arabs” were omnipresent ... More


Four Poems to Friends

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0027
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents four poems to friends. The first one is entitled “A Madame Pauline Viardot”. The second one is entitled “A M. Gabriel Fauré”. The third poem is a sonnet written in Algeria, ... More


Transcolonial Hospitality: Kateb Yacine’s Experiments in Popular Theater

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/9780804794213.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Two analyzes the figure of Palestine in Kateb Yacine’s Algerian Arabic play, “Mohamed arfad valiztek” (Mohamed pack your bags) as the vehicle of a two-pronged critique of the postcolonial ... More


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


Poetic Inc.: Language as Hospitality in Cixous

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recalling that the Algerian Jews were gradually deprived of their mother tongue (Judeo-Arabic) during French colonization, Cixous examines instead how to write in another tongue resonating with more ... More


The End of El Djezaïr

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the French influence on Algerian literature. It suggests that aesthetic production in/on the Algerian colony between the invasion of 1830 and the withdrawal of 1962 was ... More


Orientalist Writing Strategies

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines examples of nonfictional texts generated by France's invasion of Algeria in June 1930. It analyses the works produced by soldiers, self-proclaimed specialists, and a number of ... More


Writing the (In)visible: Exotic and Colonialist Fiction

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the exotic and colonialist fiction in the French colony of Algeria. It discusses the durable salient features of Pierre Loti's three novels which had the greatest impact on the ... More


Ithaca Revisited: The Mediterranean of the Ecole d’Alger

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the 1930s work of European Algerian writer Gabriel Audisio. Audisio played a central role in the cultural and artistic life of the colony and in the break with European-centred ... More


A Dream Deferred: Staging the Colonial Conflict in the Novels of the Ecole d’Alger

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyses the deferral of the ideal of countering the earlier strategies of erasure in the fiction of the Ecole d'Alger literary movement in Algeria. It explains that the works of Albert ... More


A Question of Belonging: the Ecole d’Alger and the Colonial Presence

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the conflict between the Ecole d'Alger literary movement and the colonial presence in Algeria. It discusses the reversal of the denigration to which Algerians had been subjected ... More


France, the United States, and the Algerian War

Irwin Wall

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225343
eISBN:
9780520925687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book unravels the intertwining threads of the protracted agony of France's war with Algeria, the American role in the fall of the Fourth Republic, the long shadow of Charles de Gaulle, and the ... More


Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Joseph McGonagle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The issue of ethnicity in France, and how ethnicities are represented there visually, remains one of the most important and polemical aspects of French post-colonial politics and society. This is the ... More


A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Denis Guenoun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this memoir, the author excavates his family's past and fills out a portrait of an imposing, enigmatic father. René Guénoun was a teacher, pioneer, and supporter of Algerian independence. To be ... More


Confronting Privilege

Sonia Kruks

in Simone de Beauvoir and the Politics of Ambiguity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195381443
eISBN:
9780199979165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381443.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter addresses the paradox encountered by those who are socially privileged but who also endeavor to contest the forms of privilege from which they benefit. Arguing that privilege is often ... More


Islam français, Islam algérien: Islam and the Algerian War in Paris

Naomi Davidson

in Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses another period of crisis, that of the Algerian War (1954–1962) and its immediate aftermath. Here the chapter examines the competing visions of Islam proffered by the French ... More


France and the Suez Crisis

Maurice Vaisse

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter establishes the central part played by Maurice Bourges-Maunoury, the Minister of Defence, in military assistance to Israel. It was Bourges-Maunoury who pressed for an accord first with ... More


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