Vitality and Dynamism : Interstitial Dialogues of Language, Politics, and Religion in Morocco's Literary Tradition.

By: Bratt, Kirstin Ruth
Contributor(s): Elbousty, Youness M | Stewart, Devin J
Publisher: Leiden : Leiden University Press, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789400601857Subject(s): Language and culture -- Morocco.;English literature -- History and criticism -- MoroccoGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Vitality and Dynamism : Interstitial Dialogues of Language, Politics, and Religion in Morocco's Literary TraditionDDC classification: 306.44 LOC classification: P35 -- .V583 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction. The Vitality of Tradition -- Identity in the Moroccan Context -- Moroccan and Foreign Contexts -- Notes -- Chapter 1. How the West Was Won: The Arab Conqueror and the Serene Amazigh in Driss Chraïbi's La Mère du printemps -- Notes -- Chapter 2. Cultural Encounter in Moroccan Postcolonial Literature of English Expression -- Introduction -- Orientalism and the Ideology of Otherness -- Encountering the Other in Postcolonial Moroccan Texts -- Notes -- Chapter 3. Intersections: Amazigh (Berber) Literary Space -- Amazigh (Berber) Literary Space -- Tamazigh/ Amazigh/ Imazighen in the Maghreb -- Amazigh Literary Space in Morocco and the Netherlands: Novels and Short Stories -- Chleuh -- Tarifit -- Dutch -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Chapter 4. Writing in the Feminine: The Emerging Voices of Francophone Moroccan Women Writers -- Subversive Feminine Writing -- Radical Critiques of Patriarchy -- Oser Vivre (1999) -- Le Corps Derobé (1999) -- La Répudiée (2001) -- Documenting Human Rights Abuses -- "Poème de prison" (1978) -- La Prisonnière (1999) -- Les impunis, ou les obsessions interdites (2004) -- Notes -- Chapter 5. Tactile Labyrinths and Sacred Interiors: Spatial Practices and Political Choices in Abdelmajid Ben Jalloun's Fí al-Tufúla and Ahmed Sefrioui's La boîte à merveilles -- Labryinthine Space in Fí al-Tufúla -- The Sacred Interior in Fí al-Tufúla -- Labryinthine Space in La boîte à merveilles -- The Sacred Interior in La boîte à merveilles -- The Façade in La boîte à merveilles -- The Sacred Interior in Fí al-Tufúla, Again -- Political Spaces in Moroccan Literature -- Notes -- Chapter 6. Monstrous Offspring: Disturbing Bodies in Feminine Moroccan Francophone Literature -- Mythical Silence and Audible Words -- Space and Confinement -- Mother Society, My Torturer?.
Mutilation, Death and Mourning -- Agony and (As) Revolt -- Notes -- Chapter 7. Hegemonic Discourse in Orientalists' Translations of Moroccan Culture -- The Interaction of "Self" and "Other" in Cross-cultural Translations -- Cross-cultural Translations in Colonial/postcolonial Conditions -- Inhabiting the Exotic in Paul Bowles' Translations of Moroccan Culture -- Love With a Few Hairs / The Lemon: A Site for Hegemonic Representations of Moroccan Natives -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter 8. The Countercultural, Liberal Voice of Moroccan Mohamed Choukri and Its Affinities with the American Beats -- Notes -- Chapter 9. Khatibi: A Sociologist in Literature -- Abstract -- A Rich Corpus for Sociological Inquiry -- Khatibi's Self-Definition: Maghreb, Europe or Both -- Irreconcilable Divisions in the Maghreb -- Writing in French as Trace of Difference -- Morocco's Unique Traits -- Notes -- Chapter 10. Emigration and Quest for Identity in Laila Lalami's Hope & Other Dangerous Pursuits, Akbib's 'The Lost Generation,' and Fandi's Alien … Arab … and Maybe Illegal in America -- Introduction -- Laila Lalami's Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits -- Abdellatif Akbib's "The Lost Generation" -- Mohamed Fandi's Alien … Arab … and Maybe Illegal in America -- Notes -- About the Authors.
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction. The Vitality of Tradition -- Identity in the Moroccan Context -- Moroccan and Foreign Contexts -- Notes -- Chapter 1. How the West Was Won: The Arab Conqueror and the Serene Amazigh in Driss Chraïbi's La Mère du printemps -- Notes -- Chapter 2. Cultural Encounter in Moroccan Postcolonial Literature of English Expression -- Introduction -- Orientalism and the Ideology of Otherness -- Encountering the Other in Postcolonial Moroccan Texts -- Notes -- Chapter 3. Intersections: Amazigh (Berber) Literary Space -- Amazigh (Berber) Literary Space -- Tamazigh/ Amazigh/ Imazighen in the Maghreb -- Amazigh Literary Space in Morocco and the Netherlands: Novels and Short Stories -- Chleuh -- Tarifit -- Dutch -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Chapter 4. Writing in the Feminine: The Emerging Voices of Francophone Moroccan Women Writers -- Subversive Feminine Writing -- Radical Critiques of Patriarchy -- Oser Vivre (1999) -- Le Corps Derobé (1999) -- La Répudiée (2001) -- Documenting Human Rights Abuses -- "Poème de prison" (1978) -- La Prisonnière (1999) -- Les impunis, ou les obsessions interdites (2004) -- Notes -- Chapter 5. Tactile Labyrinths and Sacred Interiors: Spatial Practices and Political Choices in Abdelmajid Ben Jalloun's Fí al-Tufúla and Ahmed Sefrioui's La boîte à merveilles -- Labryinthine Space in Fí al-Tufúla -- The Sacred Interior in Fí al-Tufúla -- Labryinthine Space in La boîte à merveilles -- The Sacred Interior in La boîte à merveilles -- The Façade in La boîte à merveilles -- The Sacred Interior in Fí al-Tufúla, Again -- Political Spaces in Moroccan Literature -- Notes -- Chapter 6. Monstrous Offspring: Disturbing Bodies in Feminine Moroccan Francophone Literature -- Mythical Silence and Audible Words -- Space and Confinement -- Mother Society, My Torturer?.

Mutilation, Death and Mourning -- Agony and (As) Revolt -- Notes -- Chapter 7. Hegemonic Discourse in Orientalists' Translations of Moroccan Culture -- The Interaction of "Self" and "Other" in Cross-cultural Translations -- Cross-cultural Translations in Colonial/postcolonial Conditions -- Inhabiting the Exotic in Paul Bowles' Translations of Moroccan Culture -- Love With a Few Hairs / The Lemon: A Site for Hegemonic Representations of Moroccan Natives -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter 8. The Countercultural, Liberal Voice of Moroccan Mohamed Choukri and Its Affinities with the American Beats -- Notes -- Chapter 9. Khatibi: A Sociologist in Literature -- Abstract -- A Rich Corpus for Sociological Inquiry -- Khatibi's Self-Definition: Maghreb, Europe or Both -- Irreconcilable Divisions in the Maghreb -- Writing in French as Trace of Difference -- Morocco's Unique Traits -- Notes -- Chapter 10. Emigration and Quest for Identity in Laila Lalami's Hope & Other Dangerous Pursuits, Akbib's 'The Lost Generation,' and Fandi's Alien … Arab … and Maybe Illegal in America -- Introduction -- Laila Lalami's Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits -- Abdellatif Akbib's "The Lost Generation" -- Mohamed Fandi's Alien … Arab … and Maybe Illegal in America -- Notes -- About the Authors.

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