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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


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


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


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


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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