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Author Bourget, Carine.

Title The star, the cross, and the crescent [electronic resource] : religions and conflicts in Francophone literature from the Arab world / Carine Bourget.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 195 p.
Series After the empire : the Francophone world and postcolonial France
After the empire.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: religion, politics, and literature in the Francophone Arab world. The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Amin Maalouf's Les Croisades vues par les Arabes and Les échelles du Levant, Myriam Antaki's Les versets du pardon -- The Arab-Israeli Conflict beyond the Middle East: Albert Memmi, Edmond Amran El Maleh, Farid Boudjellal, and Karin Albou -- The Lebanese Civil War: Andrée Chédid's La maison sans racines and Evelyne Accad's L'excisée -- The Algerian Civil War: Rachid Boudjedra's Le FIS de la haine, Rachid Mimouni's De la barbarie en général et de l'intégrisme en particulier, and Une enfance algérienne -- Islam and the French Republic: the affair of the Muslim headscarf in works by Tahar Ben Jelloun, Abdelwahab Meddeb, Amin Maalouf, Albert Memmi, Leïla Sebbar, and Yamina Benguigui -- Portrait of a terrorist: Slimane Benaïssa and Salim Bachi's 9/11 novels -- Conclusion: the politics of translation: Francophone literature from the Arab World in the U.S.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject North African literature (French) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- Arab authors -- History and criticism.
French literature -- Arab countries -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Islam in literature.
Social conflict in literature.
Politics in literature.
War in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780739126578 (cloth alk. paper)
0739126571 (cloth alk. paper)
9781461662693 (e-book)

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