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Algeria cuts : women and representation, 1830 to the present / Ranjana Khanna.

Author/Creator:
Khanna, Ranjana, 1966-
Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2008.
Series:
Cultural memory in the present
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 301 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Women -- Algeria -- Political activity.
Women -- Algeria -- Social conditions.
Women's rights -- Algeria -- History.
Contents:
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction : the living dead
Theorizing justice
Frames, contexts, community, justice
The experience of evidence : language, the law, and the mockery of justice
Melancholic remainders
The battle of Algiers and the Nouba of the women : from third to fourth cinema
Women of Algiers in their apartment : trauma, melancholia, and nationalism
Algeria beyond itself
Latent ghosts and the manifesto : baya, breton, and reading for the future
"Araby" (dubliners) and a sister to scheherazade : women's time and the time of the nation
Afterword.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-293) and index.
ISBN:
9780804752619 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804752613 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804752626 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804752621 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
147988405
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