Writing Postcolonial France: Haunting, Literature, and the Maghreb

Writing Postcolonial France: Haunting, Literature, and the Maghreb

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This book is the first literary study to examine how France has failed to come to terms with the end of its empire, and is now haunted by the legacy of its colonial relationship with North Africa. It examines the form assumed by the ghosts of the past in fiction from a range of genres (travel writing, detective fiction, life writing, historical fiction, women's writing) produced within metropolitan France, and assesses the implications of haunting for French cultural memory.


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Publisher: Lexington Books (September 16, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 196 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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