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Projecting a State That Does Not Exist:: The Politics of Migration in Bai Jingrui’s 1970 Film Home Sweet Home

James Wicks

in Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Home Sweet Home’s central concern is the politics, both aesthetic and ideological, of depicting migration within a narrative film. More specifically, this film presents the ... More


Aoua Kéita: Rural Women and the Anticolonial Movement in Femme d’Afrique: La vie d’Aoua Kéita racontée par elle-même

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

in Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042935
eISBN:
9780252051791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042935.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Aoua Kéita’s autobiography Femme d’Afrique: La vie d’Aoua Kéita racontée par elle-même expands the scholarship on African women’s feminist networks to include collective resistance and community ... More


Senghor’s Grammatology: The Political Imaginaries of Writing African Languages

Tobias Warner

in The Tongue-Tied Imagination: Decolonizing Literary Modernity in Senegal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284634
eISBN:
9780823286300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284634.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the 1950s, linguistic research became privileged terrain for articulating political and aesthetic visions in soon-to-be independent Senegal. The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegal’s eventual ... More


Counterpoetics: Translation as Aesthetic Constraint in Sembène’s Mandabi and Ndao’s Buur Tilleen

Tobias Warner

in The Tongue-Tied Imagination: Decolonizing Literary Modernity in Senegal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284634
eISBN:
9780823286300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284634.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Modern Wolof literature and film emerged in the 1960s, when artists set out to break with French and yet ended up being obliged to make francophone versions of their works anyway. This chapter ... More


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