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The sand child

Autor Tahar Ben Jelloun; Alan Sheridan
Vydavatel: Baltimore, Maryland ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Vydání/formát:   Tištěná kniha : Fiction : Manuscript   Archivní materiál : English : Johns Hopkins pbk. edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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In this lyrical, hallucinatory novel set in Morocco, Tahar Ben Jelloun offers an imaginative and radical critique of contemporary Arab social customs and Islamic law. The Sand Child tells the story of a Moroccan father's effort to thwart the consequences of Islam's inheritance laws regarding female offspring. Already the father of seven daughters, Hajji Ahmed determines that his eighth child will be a male.  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Islamic stories
Fiction
Typ materiálu: Fiction, Manuscript
Typ dokumentu Kniha, Archivní materiál
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Tahar Ben Jelloun; Alan Sheridan
ISBN: 0801864402 9780801864407
OCLC číslo: 43287602
Poznámka o jazyku: Translated from the French by Alan Sheridan.
Poznámky: "[Enfant de sable] Copyright ©1985 by Editions de Seuil. English translation copyright ©1987 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc."--Title page verso.
Popis: vi, 165 pages ; 21 cm
Obsahy: The man --
The Thursday gate --
The Friday gate --
The Saturday gate --
Bab El had --
The forgotten gate --
The walled-up gate --
The houseless woman --
"Construct a face as one construct a house" --
The storyteller devoured by his words --
The man with a woman's breast --
The woman with the badly shaven beard --
A night without escape --
Salem --
Amar --
Fatuma --
The blind troubadour --
The Andalusian night --
The gate of the sands.
Jiné tituly: Enfant de sable.
Odpovědnost: Tahar Ben Jelloun ; translated by Alan Sheridan.
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A poetic vision of power, colonialism, and gender in North Africa, The Sand Child has been justifiably celebrated around the world as a daring and significant work of international fiction.  Přečíst více...

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Hauntingly poetic and original. * Times Literary Supplement * Ben Jelloun, a writer of much originality, succeeds brilliantly in infusing his story with a melancholy that attaches itself not just to Přečíst více...

 
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