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Writing Tangier in the postcolonial transition : space and power in expatriate and North African literature / Michael K. Walonen.

Author/Creator:
Walonen, Michael K., 1979-
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
163 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Expatriate authors -- Morocco -- Tangier -- History -- 20th century.
Authors, American -- Morocco -- Tangier -- History -- 20th century.
Authors, English -- Morocco -- Tangier -- History -- 20th century.
Tangier (Morocco) -- In literature.
Space in literature.
Morocco -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
North African literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Contents:
Introduction
The cultural dynamics of expatriate Tangier
Paul Bowles, approaching the Maghreb
Always on the outside: Jane Bowles's vision of spatial impenetrability
"Don't ever fall for this inscrutable oriental shit like Bowles puts down": demystifying and remystifying the Maghreb in William Burroughs's Tangier writings
Brion Gysin's conflictive Maghreb
Alfred Chester: in search of belonging through mapping and sex
A counter-discourse of Tangerian space in the works of Tahar ben Jelloun and Anouar Majid.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781409433811 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1409433811 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781409433828 (ebook)
140943382X (ebook)
OCLC:
729721290
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