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Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Olivia C. Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization offers the first thorough analysis of the ways in which Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian writers have engaged with the Palestinian question and the ... More


Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Shailja Sharma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The book analyses why religious and racial minorities in Britain and France are unable to integrate into the nation-state. By examining their religious and cultural integration as well as their ... More


Occidentalism: Literary Representations of the Maghrebi Experience of the East-West Encounter

Zahia Smail Salhi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748645800
eISBN:
9781474464833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645800.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The prime objective of this book is to underpin the Maghrebi encounter with the Occident, which evolved from fascination (Occidentophilia), to Ambivalence, to rejection of the Occident ... More


Introduction: Palestine as Metaphor

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/9780804794213.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Introduction situates the invocation of Palestine as rallying cry during the Arab Spring within a decades-long history of “transcolonial identification” with Palestine in the region: processes of ... More


Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Daniela Berghahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Why have films with diasporic family narratives increased in popularity in recent years? How do representations of the diasporic family differ from those of more dominant social groups? How does ... More


Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Will Higbee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the early 1980s and the arrival of Beur cinema filmmakers of Maghrebi origin have made a key contribution French cinema's representation of issues such as immigration, integration and national ... More


Shaping spaces: representing people of Algerian heritage

Joseph McGonagle

in Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter builds on existing studies of how Algerian heritage has been represented across cinema by considering a range of case studies taken from different media, including visual arts, a TV film ... More


Homosociality, “Human Contact,” and the Specter of the Arab Man in the Post-’68 French Gay World

Todd Shepard

in Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226493275
eISBN:
9780226493305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493305.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores how gay male discussions outside of the FHAR, most of which took place after the sharp rise and quick fade of radical gay liberation in France, continued to include a lot of ... More


Prostitution and the Arab Man, 1962–1979: Prostitutes, Arab Clients, and “The Traffic in White Women”

Todd Shepard

in Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226493275
eISBN:
9780226493305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493305.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the unexpected fears about prostitution from 1962-1979 in order to ask how in the post-decolonization era of sexual liberation the racialized fears that had long been prominent ... More


. Colonial Fracture and the Counter-Heritage Film

Will Higbee

in Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The question of memorializing France's colonial past has been a prominent and contested issue in French politics and the media in the 2000s. This chapter considers how Maghrebi-French filmmakers have ... More


The Career of Actress Hafsia Herzi: Crossing Borders, Challenging Barriers

Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 2007, Hafsia Herzi broke into the French film industry and gained international attention with her performance in Abdellatif Kechiche’sLa Graine et le mulet/The Secret of the Grain. Since then, ... More


The Maghrebi dialects of Arabic

Jordi Aguadé

in Arabic Historical Dialectology: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198701378
eISBN:
9780191770647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701378.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyses synchronically and diachronically the Maghrebi Arabic dialects spoken in North Africa, whose most outstanding features are the prefix n- for the first person singular of the ... More


Introduction: Imperatives of Wonder; or, Moving beyond The Battle of Algiers

Suzanne Gauch

in Maghrebs in Motion: North African Cinema in Nine Movements

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262570
eISBN:
9780190262600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262570.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction underscores the origin of the uprisings of the Arab Spring in Tunisia, weighs their effect on habits of perception worldwide, and proposes that it is time to move away from such ... More


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