4 edition of Literature and development in North Africa found in the catalog.
Literature and development in North Africa
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-240) and index.
|Statement||by Perri Giovannucci.|
|Series||Literary criticism and cultural theory|
|LC Classifications||PJ8390.A355 G56 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 245 p. cm.|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||2007043393|
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The practices of development have mostly led not to economic, social, and political progressivism in local society but rather to instability, poverty, debt. Literature and Development in North Africa The book examines how modern global development largely privileges Western multinational interests at the expense of local or indigenous concerns in the "developing" nations of the East.
Grounded in literature in English translation, this work has relevance for cultural studies in the Middle. African literature is literature of or from Africa and includes oral literature (or "orature", in the term coined by Ugandan scholar Pio Zirimu). As George Joseph notes in his chapter on African literature in Understanding Contemporary Africa, whereas European views of literature often stressed a separation of art and content, African awareness is inclusive.
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[Perri Giovannucci] -- A critique of modern development may be traced in the postcolonial and anti-colonial literature about North Africa. Works by Fanon, Camus, Djebar, Mahfouz, El Saadawi, Said, and others, offer a.
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