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Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Jane Hiddleston

Abstract

Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria is a book about expatriation, and the constant, necessary revisiting that follows. In the book, Hiddleston seeks to conceptualise Djebar’s progressive struggle and dissatisfaction with the notion of Algerian identity by referring to a number of contemporary theoretical concepts. Hiddleston’s analysis of the Djebar’s gradual and partial ‘expatriation’ is shaped heavily by the writer’s participation in crossroads between French philosophy, multiple Algerian traditions, and Anglo-American postcolonial theory. The study also situates Djebar’s thinking in recent French ... More

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

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9781846310317
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jane Hiddleston, author
Exeter College, Oxford