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Patrick Crowley and Jane Hiddleston

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781846317453

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317187

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How to Speak about It? Kateb Yacine's Feminine Voice or Literature's Wager: A Reading of Nedjma

How to Speak about It? Kateb Yacine's Feminine Voice or Literature's Wager: A Reading of Nedjma

Chapter:
(p.147) How to Speak about It? Kateb Yacine's Feminine Voice or Literature's Wager: A Reading of Nedjma
Source:
Postcolonial Poetics
Author(s):

Mireille Calle-Gruber

Jane Hiddleston

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317187.010

This chapter explores Kateb Yacine's ‘feminine voice’. It focuses not so much on the autobiographical as on the author's struggle to represent a female subjectivity that comes to stand for Algeria itself.

Keywords:   Kateb Yacine, women authors, women writers, female subjectivity, Algeria

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