Decolonising the Intellectual: Politics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Decolonising the Intellectual: Politics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

by Jane Hiddleston

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781380321
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures LUP Series , #33
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jane Hiddleston is Lecturer in French at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Exeter College. Publications include Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria (Liverpool University Press,2006); Poststructuralism and Postcoloniality: The Anxiety of Theory (Liverpool University Press, 2010) and as co-editor Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form (Liverpool University Press, 2011).

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Léopold Sédar Senghor: Politician and Poet between Hybridity and Solitude
2. Aimé Césaire: From Poetic Insurrection to Humanist Ethics
3. Frantz Fanon: Experiments in Collective Identity
4. Jean El-Mouhoub Amrouche: The Universal Intellectual?
5. Mouloud Feraoun: Postcolonial Realism, or, the Intellectual as Witness
6. Kateb Yacine: Poetry and Revolution
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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