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Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Olivia C. Harrison


Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization offers the first thorough analysis of the ways in which Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian writers have engaged with the Palestinian question and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict for the past fifty years. Reframing the field of Maghrebi literature to account for transversal political and aesthetic exchanges—exchanges whose importance is evidenced today in the still unfolding social and political upheavals in North Africa and the Middle East—Transcolonial Maghreb reveals that writers such as Abdellatif Laâbi, Kateb Yacine, Ahlam Mosteghanemi, Alber ... More

Keywords: Maghrebi literature, Palestinian question, Israel-Palestine, transcolonial relations, decolonizing world, French, Arabic, Tamazight/Berber, Jews, Arabs

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780804794213
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Olivia C. Harrison, editor

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Part I Decolonizing the Maghreb

1 Souffles-Anfas

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2 Transcolonial Hospitality

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3 The Transcolonial Exotic

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Part II Jews, Arabs, and the Principle of Separation

4 Portrait of an Arab Jew

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5 Abrahamic Tongues

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