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Assia DjebarOut of Algeria$
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Jane Hiddleston

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9781846310317

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.001.0001

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Feminism and Women’s Identity

Feminism and Women’s Identity

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(p.80) Chapter Three Feminism and Women’s Identity
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Assia Djebar
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Jane Hiddleston

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0004

‘Feminism and Women’s Identity’ discusses Djebar’s representation of womanhood and femininity in her work. It attempts to locate her position on feminism by comparing the writer’s disassociation from women’s writing movements with the re-telling of the history of women in Algeria. The chapter also notes Djebar’s transcendence of conventional gender distinctions and labels, as well as her depiction of the political position of women in Algeria.

Keywords:   French and Francophone Studies, Literary Studies, Literary Criticism, African Literature, Assia Djebar, Postcolonialism, French Studies

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