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French civilization and its discontents : nationalism, colonialism, race

Author: Tyler Edward Stovall; Georges Van den Abbeele
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2003] ©2003
Series: After the empire.
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French Civilization and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race explores the ways in which considerations of difference, especially colonialism, post-colonialism, and race, have shaped French culture and French studies in the modern era. Rejecting traditional assimilationist notions of French national identity, contributors to this groundbreaking volume demonstrate how literature, history and other aspects  Read more...
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French civilization and its discontents
(DLC) 2003009223
(OCoLC)52109410
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tyler Edward Stovall; Georges Van den Abbeele
ISBN: 9780739155233 0739155237
OCLC Number: 857769775
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 374 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Intelligentsia and New Conceptions of French Identity / Richard Terdiman --
The Marginality of Michel de Certeau / Patricia Morton --
Disorienting Le Corbusier: Charles-Edouard Jeanneret's 1911 Voyage d'Orient / Winifred Woodhull --
France in the Wilderness / Janet Bergstrom --
Opacity in the Films of Claire Denis --
Black Diaspora and Creolisation / Édouard Glissant --
The French Language in the Face of Creolization / Ethan Kleinberg --
Kojv̈e and Fanon: the Desire for Recognition and the Fact of Blackness / Donna Hunter --
"Historically Particular Uses of a Universal Subject" / Jean Jonassaint --
For a Caribbean Intertext: On Some Readings of Maryse Condé's Crossing the Mangrove / Valerie Kaussen --
"Hereditary Antagonism": Race and Nation in Maurice Casseus's Viejo --
Orientalism and the Maghrebian Presence in Post-Colonial France --
Hafid Gafaiti --
Nationalism, Colonialism, and Ethnic Discourse in the Construction of French Identity / Driss Maghraoui --
French Identity, Islam and North Africans: Colonial Legacies, Post-Colonial Realities / Ali Yedes --
Social Dynamics in Colonial Algeria: The Question of "Pieds-Noirs" Identity / Nancy Wood --
Remembering the Jews of Algeria --
Miscegenation, Degeneration, and other Metropolitan Anxieties / Lyn Thompson --
Decadence/Degeneration/Creolite: Rachilde's La Jongleuse / Tyler Stovall --
Love, Labor, and Race: Colonial Men and White Women in France during the Great War / Georges Van Den Abbeele / The Children of Belgium.
Series Title: After the empire.
Responsibility: edited by Tyler Stovall, Georges Van den Abbeele.
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