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Introduction: What Does Littérature-monde Mean for French, Francophone and Postcolonial Studies?

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

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The 2007 Manifesto calling for a ‘littérature-monde en français’, an egalitarian (and utopian) world literature in French, sparked considerable debate among scholars of French/Francophone Studies and ... 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


Littérature-monde, or Redefining Exotic Literature?

Jean-Xavier Ridon (ed.)

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines littérature-monde and Francophone literature in relation to exoticism as a concept directly inherited from the colonial past. Both littérature-monde and Francophone literature ... 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


Introduction: Francophone Afropeans

Nicki Hitchcott and Dominic Thomas

in Francophone Afropean Literatures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380345
eISBN:
9781781387184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380345.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction examines the category ‘Afropean’ and questions the concept's pertinence and usefulness in improving our understanding of the complex ways in which minority communities conceive of ... More


Literary history in the curriculum

Rosemary Chapman

in What is Québécois Literature?: Reflections on the Literary History of Francophone Writing in Canada

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319730
eISBN:
9781781381090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319730.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses primarily on the incorporation of francophone Canadian literature as an object of study in the curriculum of French-language schools in Quebec and draws on curriculum documents, ... 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


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


Haiti's Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Chelsea Stieber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book begins where so many others conclude: 1804. Recent scholarship has begun to explore the challenges that Atlantic world powers posed to Haitian sovereignty and legitimacy during the Age of ... More


Introduction

Chelsea Stieber

in Haiti’s Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804–1954

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction lays the conceptual and theoretical groundwork for the book by engaging Haitian studies, Francophone literary studies, postcolonial studies, and studies of Black radicalism. It also ... 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


The Tragedy of Decolonization: Dialectics at a Standstill

Martin Mégevand

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/UPO9781846317187.012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the tragedies of Algerian, Kateb Yacine, and Martinican, Aimé Césaire, two of the major writers of post-World War II Francophone literature. The analysis focuses on the ... More


The Literary Qur'an: Narrative Ethics in the Maghreb

Hoda El Shakry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286362
eISBN:
9780823288915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Literary Qurʾan: Narrative Ethics in the Maghreb mobilizes the Qurʾan’s formal, narrative, and rhetorical qualities, alongside its attendant embodied practices and hermeneutical strategies, to ... More


Decadent Orientalisms: The Decay of Colonial Modernity

David Fieni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286409
eISBN:
9780823288748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286409.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book explores the confluence of decadence and Orientalism since the mid-nineteenth century in French and Arabic writing. It demonstrates how French Orientalism set the terms of modernity for ... More


Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Nick Nesbitt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Caribbean Critique seeks to define and analyze the distinctive contribution of francophone Caribbean thinkers to perimetric Critical Theory. The book argues that their singular project has been to ... More


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