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Cross-cultural poetics in Kateb, Salih, Djebar and Dib

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The present study elaborates a poetics of cross-cultural writing. Its primary theoretical reference is the ‘cross-cultural poetics’ (poétique de la relation) of Edouard Glissant: a set of poetic tropes and narrative structural strategies that he identifies in the mixed cultural setting of the Caribbean, in Le Discours antillais.

My thesis argues that if these poetic strategies are indeed a response to specific social, cultural and political situations, then if analogous situations ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
French
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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