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Author Kelly, Debra.

Title Autobiography and independence : selfhood and creativity in North African postcolonial writing in French / Debra Kelly
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2005


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 MELB  897.634 K2957/A  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Life/writng in the colonial and postcolonial contexts -- 2. Mouloud Feraoun: life story, life writing, history -- 3. Albert Memmi: fictions of identity and the quest for truth -- 4. Abdelkébir Khatibi: the deciphering of memory and the potential of postcolonial identity -- 5. Assia Djebar: history, selfhood and the possession of knowledge
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-390) and index
Subject Djebar, Assia, 1936-2015 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Feraoun, Mouloud -- Criticism and interpretation.
Khatibi, Abdelkebir, 1938- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Memmi, Albert -- Criticism and interpretation.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
North African literature (French) -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0853236593 (hbk.)