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Marie NDiayeBlankness and Recognition$

Andrew Asibong

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781846319464

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781846319464.001.0001

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Blankness and Recognition

Marie NDiaye
Liverpool University Press

(p.i) Marie NDiaye

(p.ii) Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures

(p.iii) Marie NDiaye

Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures, 30

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This series aims to provide a forum for new research on modern and contemporary French and francophone cultures and writing. The books published in Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures reflect a wide variety of critical practices and theoretical approaches, in harmony with the intellectual, cultural and social developments which have taken place over the past few decades. All manifestations of contemporary French and francophone culture and expression are considered, including literature, cinema, popular culture, theory. The volumes in the series will participate in the wider debate on key aspects of contemporary culture.

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  6. 19 David H. Walker, Consumer Chronicles: Cultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

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  13. 26 Nick Nesbitt, Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

  14. 27 Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle, Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

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