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Postcolonial thought in the French-speaking world

Author: Charles Forsdick; David Murphy
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2009.
Series: Postcolonialism across the disciplines, 4.
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In the late 1990s, Postcolonial Studies risked imploding as a credible area of academic enquiry. This volume provides a tool for students and scholars outside French departments seeking a way into  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Forsdick; David Murphy
ISBN: 9781846310546 1846310547 1846310555 9781846310553
OCLC Number: 430495625
Description: viii, 357 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Twelve Key Thinkers --
Aimé Césaire and Francophone postcolonial thought / Mary Gallagher --
Maryse Condé : post-postcolonial? / Typhaine Leservot --
Jacques Derrida : colonialism, philosophy and autobiography / Jane Hiddleston --
Assia Djebar : 'Fiction as a way of "thinking"' / Nicholas Harrison --
Frantz Fanon : colonialism and volence / Max Silverman --
Édouard Glissant : dealing in globality / Chris Bongie --
Tangled history and photographic (in)visibility : Ho Chi Minh on the edge of French political culture / Panivong Norindr --
Translating plurality : Abdelkébir Khatibi and postcolonial writing in French from the Maghreb / Alison Rice --
Albert Memmi : the conflict of legacies / Patrick Crowley --
V.Y. Mudimbe's 'long nineteenth century" / Pierre-Philippe Fraiture --
Roads to freedom : Jean-Paul Sartre and anti-colonialism / Patrick Williams --
Léopold Sédar Senghor : race, language, empire / David Murphy --
Themes, approaches, theories --
Postcolonial anthropology in the French-speaking world / David Richards --
French theory and the exotic / Jennifer Yee --
The end of the Ancien Régime French Empire / Laurent Dubois --
The end of the Republican Empire (1918-62) / Philip Dine --
Postcolonialism and deconstruction : the Francophone connection / Michael Syrotinski --
Negritude, présence Africaine, race / Richard Watts --
Francophone island cultures : comparing discourses of identity in 'is-land' literatures / Pascale De Souza --
Locating Quebec on the postcolonial map / Mary Jean Green --
Diversity and difference in postcolonial France / Tyler Stovall --
Colonialism, postcolonialism and the cultures of commemoration / Charles Forsdick --
Gender and empire in the world of film / Winifred Woodhull --
From colonial to postcolonial : reflections on the colonial debate in France / Nicolas Bancel and Pascal Blanchard.
Series Title: Postcolonialism across the disciplines, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Forsdick and David Murphy.
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"This is a boldly conceived and finely executed volume which will surely become a major reference point for a wide range of disciplines." Alec Hargreaves, Florida State University"

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