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African pasts, presents, and futures : generational shifts in African women's literature, film, and internet discourse / Touria Khannous.

Author/Creator:
Khannous, Touria, 1968- author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2013.
Series:
After the empire
After the empire : the Francophone world and postcolonial France
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
African literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- Africa -- History -- 21st century.
Motion pictures -- Africa.
Women motion picture producers and directors -- Africa.
Internet -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Internet and women -- Africa.
Contents:
Theoretical introduction
Negotiating colonial and national politics
Algerian women in the public sphere: remaking herStory in Assia Djebar's film La Nouba des Femmes du Mont Chenoua
Ama ata Aidoo's modernism and the politics of postcolonialism
Rewriting power : Bessie Head's revolutionary politics
Postcolonial injustices
National reconciliation through narrative : Malika Oufkir's Stolen lives
National violence and male crisis discourse in Yvonne Vera's The stone virgins
Political satire in Tess Onuweme's play No vacancy
Reflections on Islam, identity and gender
Islam, gender and identity in Leila Abouzeid's The last chapter : a postcolonial critique
Strategies of representation and post/colonial identity in Farida Benlyazid's Door to the sky and Moufida Tlatli's Silences of the palace
Islam, youth and the global : Leila Merrakshi's controversial film Marock
Internet discourse and women as agents of change
Debating Islam, gender and the Arab Spring : Moroccan and Tunisian women's cyberspace.
ISBN:
9780739170410 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739170414 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739170427 (electronic)
0739170422 (electronic)
OCLC:
847532515
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