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Title Reimagining North African immigration : identities in flux in French literature, television, and film / edited by Véronique Machelidon, Patrick Saveau
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 255 pages)
Contents Introduction -- 1. 'Qui fait la France?' New configurations of Frenchness in contemporary urban fiction -- 2. Breaking the chains of ethnic identity: Faïza Guène, Saphia Azzeddine, and Nadia Bouzid, or the birth of a new Maghrebi-French women's literature -- 3. From daughter to mother, from sister to brother: building identities in Faïza Guène's novels -- 4. The immigrant in Abdellatif Kechiche's cinematic work: transcending the question of origins -- 5. Seeking paths to existence in Rachid Djaïdani's Rengaine -- 6. Beur and banlieue television comedies: new perspectives on immigration -- 7. They had a dream: out-marching exclusion and hatred -- 8. Narrativizing foreclosed history in 'postmemorial' fiction of the Algerian War in France: October 17, 1961, a case in point -- 9. Unearthing the father's secret: postmemory and identity in harki and pied noir narratives -- 10. Representations of the harkis in contemporary French-language films -- 11. 'L'oued revient toujours dans son lit': Franco-Maghrebi identity in Hassan Legzouli's film Ten'ja -- 12. Rewriting the memory of immigration: Samuel Zaoui's Saint Denis bout du monde -- 13. Harragas in Mediterranean illiterature and cinema -- Index
Summary An interdisciplinary collection of essays examining the depiction of immigration from North Africa in contemporary French culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism
Immigrants in literature.
Immigrants in motion pictures.
Immigrants on television.
North Africans -- France.
French literature.
Immigrants in literature.
Immigrants in motion pictures.
Immigrants on television.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- French.
North Africans.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Machelidon, Véronique, editor.
Saveau, Patrick, editor.
ISBN 1526107651