Francophone literatures : an introductory survey (Book, 1996) []
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Francophone literatures : an introductory survey

Francophone literatures : an introductory survey

Author: Belinda Elizabeth Jack
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The canon of French literature has been the subject of much debate and now increasingly francophone literatures are demanding more attention in student French literature courses. The first study in English of francophone literatures, this book introduces the diverse bodies of texts in French from the numerous French-speaking areas around the world, with separate sections covering Africa, French Canada, the Creole

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jack, Belinda Elizabeth.
Francophone literatures.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Belinda Elizabeth Jack
ISBN: 0198715072 9780198715078 0198715064 9780198715061
OCLC Number: 34557449
Description: 305 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Europe and North America: Belgium ; Switzerland ; Quebec and French Canada --
Creole Islands: Antilles and French Guiana ; Haiti ; Mauritius ; La Réunion --
North Africa and the Near East: The Maghreb ; Algeria ; Morocco ; Tunisia ; Egypt ; Lebanon --
Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar: Sub-Saharan Africa ; Madagascar.
Responsibility: Belinda Jack.
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The canon of French literature has undergone substantial transformation in recent years and francophone literature is now an increasingly important element in French literature courses. This study  Read more...


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