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Ousmane Sembene And The Politics Of Culture

Author : Lifongo J. Vetinde
ISBN : 9780739192559
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Undoubtedly one of Africa’s most influential first generation of writers and filmmakers, Ousmane Sembene's creative works of fiction as well as his films have been the subject of a considerable number of scholarly articles. This book examines this figure within the context of his career-long preoccupation with the production of culture.

Francophone Post Colonial Cultures

Author : Kamal Salhi
ISBN : 073910568X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Organized by region, boasting an international roster of contributors, and including summaries of selected creative and critical works and a guide to selected terms and figures, Salhi's volume is an ideal introduction to French studies beyond the canon.

Writing Through The Visual And Virtual

Author : Renée Larrier
ISBN : 9781498501644
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Writing Through the Visual and Virtual:Inscribing Language, Literature, and Culture in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean explores the various cultures of writing in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean, and their relation to literature, orality, language, the visual arts, film, and popular culture. It is an invaluable resource to Francophone and cultural studies alike.

State Power Stigmatization And Youth Resistance Culture In The French Banlieues

Author : Hervé Tchumkam
ISBN : 9781498504775
Genre : Literary Criticism
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State Power, Stigmatization, and Youth Resistance Culture in the French Banlieues: Uncanny Citizenship studies the invisibility of visible minorities in a space relegated to the periphery of major French cities.

Intertextual Weaving In The Work Of Linda L

Author : Alexandra Kurmann
ISBN : 9781498514873
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Intertextual Weaving in the Work of Linda Lê: Imaging the Ideal Reader uncovers and explores the sixteen-year intertextual relationship fostered by the Vietnamese-Francophone writer in French exile Linda Lê with a self-chosen literary precursor, the Austrian poet-turned-writer Ingeborg Bachmann. Spanning French and German language literatures of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, this book reveals transnational and trans-linguistic connections between the Francophone postcolonial and post–World War II literary worlds.

The Algerian War In French Language Comics

Author : Jennifer Howell
ISBN : 9781498516075
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Algerian War in French-Language Comics: Postcolonial Memory, History, and Subjectivity analyzes representations of the Algerian War in French-language comics published since 1982. Throughout this book, Howell investigates the ways in which marginalized memory communities resist, rewrite, and/or repair institutionalized history in popular culture. This is achieved by applying Marianne Hirsch’s concept of postmemory to postcolonial comics, by exploring comics as a multimodal medium uniquely positioned to engage with the complexity of postcolonial memory, history and subjectivity, and by problematizing current teaching practices in secondary education.

God S Bits Of Wood

Author : Ousmane Sembène
ISBN : 0435909592
Genre : Fiction
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In 1947-48 the workers on the Dakar-Niger railway staged a strike. In this vivid, timeless novel, Sembene Ousmane envinces the color, passion, and tragedy of those formative years in the history of West Africa.

Inter Tech S

Author : Roxanna Nydia Curto
ISBN : 9780813939247
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Challenging the notion that francophone literature generally valorizes a traditional, natural mode of being over a scientific, modern one, Inter-tech(s) proposes a new understanding of the relationship between France and its former colonies in Africa and the Caribbean by exploring how various postindependence authors depict technology as a mediator between them. By providing the first comprehensive study of the representation of technology in relation to colonialism and postcolonialism in francophone literature, Roxanna Curto shows the extent to which the authors promote modernization and social progress. Curto traces this trend in the wake of decolonization, when a series of important francophone African and Caribbean writers began to portray modern technology as a liberating, democratizing force, capable of erasing the hierarchies of the old colonial order and promoting economic development. Beginning with the founders of Négritude Aimé Césaire and Léopold Sédar Senghor and continuing with Frantz Fanon, postindependence novelists such as Ousmane Sembène, and contemporary writers such as Édouard Glissant, the author shows how these francophone writers champion the transfer of technology from the metropolis to the former colonies as a means of integrating their cultures into a global community, thus paving the way for modernization and technological development.

Xala

Author : Ousmane Sembène
ISBN : 9781613746523
Genre : Fiction
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"Ousmane's satirical fable tells of the downfall of El Hadji, a member of the African elite who have taken the place of white businessmen in Francophone Africa. The protagonist is stricken with xala--impotence--in a racous bedrroom scene with his new young wife. The novel subtly traces the interplay among his three wives as El Hadji desperately tries to over come the affliction. In his obsession he resorts to primitive incantation, and his unscrupulous business associates cynically reject their former friend." -- cover.

Shifting Perceptions Of Migration In Senegalese Literature Film And Social Media

Author : Mahriana Rofheart
ISBN : 9780739175132
Genre : Social Science
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Shifting Perceptions of Migration in Senegalese Literature, Film, and Social Media takes a multimedia approach to examining representations of emigration from Senegal through the analysis of novels, films, hip-hop songs, and online videos in French and Wolof. Mahriana Rofheart demonstrates how Senegalese creative producers at home and abroad have formally and thematically confronted emigration from Senegal to Europe with texts that reconfigure Senegal’s global position and destabilize France’s position as a status-laden destination.

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