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Conclusion

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Victor Segalen who has emerged from this reading is a complex, occasionally contradictory figure. His exoticism is a statement of the bipolarity of ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Jane Hiddleston and Khalid Lyamlahy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Abdelkébir Khatibi (1938–2009) is one of the greatest Moroccan thinkers, and one of the most important theorists of both postcolonialism and Islamic culture of the late twentieth and early ... More


Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Charles Forsdick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

From his premature death in 1919 until the final decades of the twentieth century, the French traveller, author, and naval doctor Victor Segalen remained relatively ... More


Introduction: Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Victor Segalen's death at the age of 41 brought his work to a premature conclusion. The extensive manuscript drafts left at various stages of ... More


Defining the Exotic: Exoticism as an Approach to Radical Diversity

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In assessing Robert Young's Colonial Desire, Stuart Hall attacks what he sees as its author's ‘inexplicably simplistic charge’ that post-colonial ... More


Exoticism and Empire: Colonial Literature and Post-Colonial Critique

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the concept of colonial literature. By placing Victor Segalen's exoticism in a colonial frame, it argues that texts emerging from ... More


Polynesia and Difference

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The role of Polynesia in the French Empire was more strategic than economic, but its sensitive location was of great interest. Victor Segalen's own first ... More


China and Alterity

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Whereas Victor Segalen's representation of Tahiti had been a reaction to a specifically utopian strand in the French imaginary, with the introduction ... More


Towards a New Practice of Exoticism

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Equipée is central to Victor Segalen's consideration of exoticism, not only because it adopts and engages with the unified form that ... More


Le Grand Danger Terrestre: Early Twentieth-Century Exoticism and the Decline of Diversity

Charles Forsdick

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258291
eISBN:
9780191698538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258291.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses entropy, the decline of diversity, the exoticization and domestication of the practices of travel during the late 19th century, and travel. Victor Segalen's works are also ... More


“Simply the Form”: Inscription, Phonography, and the Chinese Scene of Writing

Christopher Bush

in Ideographic Modernism: China, Writing, Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195393828
eISBN:
9780199866601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393828.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The second chapter turns from writing-as-image to writing-as-inscription, focusing on Victor Segalen’s Stèles (1912), a prose poem collection that formally emulates the Chinese stone monuments from ... More


The ‘Souverainement Orphelin’ of Abdelkébir Khatibi’s Early Writings: Sociology in the Souffles Years

Andy Stafford

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

One of Morocco’s most important sociologists, and certainly one of the first following Independence, Abdelkébir Khatibi occupied an unusual place in the new, developing discipline of post-colonial ... More


Tireless Translation: Travels, Transcriptions, Tongues and the Eternal Plight of the ‘Étranger professionnel’ in the Corpus of Abdelkébir Khatibi

Alison Rice

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In Féerie d’un mutant, Abdelkébir Khatibi creates a dialogue in which one of the interlocutors declares that he is an “étranger professionnel,” a recurring expression in the Moroccan writer’s work ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi’s Mediterranean Idiom

Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Through its focus on decolonization, Abdelkébir Khatibi’s oeuvre has revealed the Maghreb’s intrinsic plurality—a legacy of intercultural contact that encompasses, yet extends beyond, the trauma of ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi and the Transparency of Language

Assia Belhabib

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

A key topic in Abdelkébir Khatibi’s works is undeniably the way in which different parts of the social body do interact, intersect, ignore or even reject each other. A forerunner of postcolonial ... More


Khatibi and Performativity, ‘From where to speak?’: Living, Thinking and Writing with an ‘epistemological accent’

Alfonso de Toro

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Focusing on the work, that is located at the productive and innovative interfaces between of the Epistemai of Islam and Christianity, of Orient and Occident, this article will describe Khabiti’s ... More


Khatibi and the Transcolonial Turn

Olivia C. Harrison

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Palestinian question has played a seminal if neglected role in Abdelkébir Khatibi’s writings, from the central notion of a “plural Maghreb” to his musings on language, colonialism, and ... More


Segalen and Khatibi: Bilingualism, Alterity and the Poetics of Diversity

Charles Forsdick

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Like the Martinican thinker and writer Edouard Glissant, Abdelkébir Khatibi engaged throughout his career with the work of Victor Segalen. This is evident in a variety of texts, ranging from a key ... More


Khatibi and Derrida: A ‘Franco-Maghrebian’ Dialogue

Dominique Combe

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In his article “Décolonisation de la sociologie” (Decolonizing sociology), published as early as 1974 and later reproduced in Maghreb pluriel, Khatibi draws on Derrida to relate the necessary ... More


Maghrebian Shadow: Abdelkébir Khatibi and Japanese Culture

Nao Sawada

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Abdelkébir Khatibi, who was seduced by the land of the Rising Sun, left us a few texts on Japan and its culture such as Japanese Shadow and “Tanizaki Revisited” in which he refers, in particular, to ... More


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