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The Resource Autobiography and Independence : Selfhood and Creativity in Postcolonial African Writing in French

Autobiography and Independence : Selfhood and Creativity in Postcolonial African Writing in French

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Autobiography and Independence : Selfhood and Creativity in Postcolonial African Writing in French
Title
Autobiography and Independence
Title remainder
Selfhood and Creativity in Postcolonial African Writing in French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers an in-depth study of the autobiographical writings of four twentieth-century writers from North Africa, Assia Djebar, Mouloud Feraoun, Abdelkbir Khatibi and Albert Memmi, as they explore issues of language, identity and the individuals relationship to history. The book places these writers in a clearly defined theoretical context, introducing and contextualising each of the four through the application of postcolonial studies and literary theory on autobiography linked to close textual reading of their works. Avoiding both psychoanalytical theory and approaches concerned pri
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Debra
Dewey number
840.9961
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
  • PQ3988.5.N6K45 2005
  • PQ3988.5.N6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures, 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feraoun, Mouloud
  • Djebar, Assia
  • Memmi, Albert
  • Khatibi, Abdelkebir
  • North African literature (French)
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Djebar, Assia
  • Feraoun, Mouloud
  • Khatibi, Abdelkebir
  • Memmi, Albert
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • North African literature (French)
Label
Autobiography and Independence : Selfhood and Creativity in Postcolonial African Writing in French
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Copyright Acknowledgements; Introduction: A Place in the Word; 1: Life/Writing in the Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts; 2: Mouloud Feraoun: Life Story, Life-Writing, History; 3: Albert Memmi: Fictions of Identity and the Quest for Truth; 4: Abdelkébir Khatibi: The Deciphering of Memory and the Potential of Postcolonial Identity; 5: Assia Djebar: History, Selfhood and the Possession of Knowledge; Conclusion: A Place in the World; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
476209664
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780853236597
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476209664
Label
Autobiography and Independence : Selfhood and Creativity in Postcolonial African Writing in French
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Copyright Acknowledgements; Introduction: A Place in the Word; 1: Life/Writing in the Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts; 2: Mouloud Feraoun: Life Story, Life-Writing, History; 3: Albert Memmi: Fictions of Identity and the Quest for Truth; 4: Abdelkébir Khatibi: The Deciphering of Memory and the Potential of Postcolonial Identity; 5: Assia Djebar: History, Selfhood and the Possession of Knowledge; Conclusion: A Place in the World; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
476209664
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780853236597
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476209664

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