Literature and Development in North Africa: The Modernizing Mission

Literature and Development in North Africa: The Modernizing Mission

by Perri Giovannucci

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415958189
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/10/2008
Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory Series
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Perri Giovannucci received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Miami. She teaches English at Wayne State University in Detroit and at Macomb College in Warren, Michigan. She is currently working on a study of contemporary war journalism.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Introduction 1. Modernization and its Discontents 2. North Africa and the Anti-Colonial Critics: Fanon, Memmi, Sartre, Camus 3. Camus, Djebar, and the "Non-Color" of Nonviolence 4. Paris on the Nile, Egypt on the Plantation: Development after Muhammad Ali 5. Letters of a Lost Generation: Alhadeff, Aciman, Said, Durrell, Mahfouz 6. The Radical Surgery of a Woman Doctor: Nawal El Saadawi. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Index

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