The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture

The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture

by Jennifer Solheim

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786940827
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2018
Series: Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures LUP Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Solheim is an independent scholar of French and Francophone Studies. She received her degree from University of Michigan in French in 2011 and currently works as a freelance academic editor. You can learn more about her work at www.jennifersolheim.com.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 Introduction 1

Part I The Performance of Listening in Literary Narratives

2 Cut Sound: The Literary Staging of Silence 23

3 Visual and Sonic Imagery in Postcolonial Francophone Culture 55

Part II The Performance of Listening in Film and Theater

4 Citational Hooks: Music and Middle Eastern Gender Identities in Postcolonial Francophone Film and Theater 91

Part III The Performance of Listening in Music

5 Covering French Universalism: Alter-Globalism in Kabyle Music in France 129

6 Beirut Calling: The Performance of Listening in Digital Discourses of Conflict 157

Bibliography 166

Index 173

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