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by Peter Dunwoodie

eBook Writing French Algeria download ISBN: 0198159722
Author: Peter Dunwoodie
Publisher: Clarendon Press; 1 edition (February 18, 1999)
Language: English
Pages: 344
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism

As professor Dunwoodie reminds us, there is a huge secondary literature on Camus, but there is little understanding of the general literary milieu from which he sprang.

As professor Dunwoodie reminds us, there is a huge secondary literature on Camus, but there is little understanding of the general literary milieu from which he sprang. This book provides just that, but it should be enjoyed for its own sake and not just as the key to Camus. It is a fine and revealing history of how the French writers in Algeria wanted their presence in North Africa to be understood. William B Cohen, African History, Vo. 1, 2000.

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Writing French Algeria is a groundbreaking study of the European literary .

Writing French Algeria is a groundbreaking study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between the conquest of 1830 and the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. Through astute discussions of various texts, Peter Dunwoodie maps the representation of Algeria both in the dominant nineteenth-century discourse of Orientalism, via the littérature d'escale of writers such as Gautier or Fromentein, and in the colonial writing of Louis Bertrand, Robert Randau, and the & who played a critical role in the construction of the new &.

Writing French Algeria is a groundbreaking study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between . For the first time in English, this intertextual reading reveals the debate conducted within Algeria - and between colony and metropole - that aimed to forge an independent cultural identity for the European settlers.

Writing French Algeria is a groundbreaking study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria .

This book breaks new ground by extending and nuancing our understanding of the colonial historyof Algeria in the first half of the twentieth century more. This book breaks new ground by extending and nuancing our understanding of the colonial historyof Algeria in the first half of the twentieth century.

Peter Dunwoodie is Professor Emeritus, Goldsmiths - University of London

Peter Dunwoodie is Professor Emeritus, Goldsmiths - University of London. Peter Dunwoodie is Professor Emeritus, Goldsmiths - University of London

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This book is a study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between the conquest of 1830 and the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. Peter Dunwoodie, author Goldsmiths College, University of London. For the first time in English, this intertextual reading reveals the debate conducted within Algeria-and between colony and metropole-that aimed to forge an independent cultural identity for the European settlers.

Writing French Algeria is a groundbreaking study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between the conquest of 1830 and the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. For the first time in English, this intertextual reading reveals the debate conducted within Algeria--and between colony and metropole--that aimed to forge an independent cultural identity for the European settlers.