The `Beur Nation': Toward a Theory of `Departenance'

Rosello, Mireille
September 1993
Research in African Literatures;Fall93, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p13
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines `Beur' culture on the basis of the differing discourses about it from the media, sociology and fiction. Theoretical approach of the relationship between discourse and culture; Argument of `Beur' culture as being found in the competition among the discourses; Starting notion of `Beurs' as halfway between French and Arab or France and the Maghreb; Discourses' use of `departenance' or refusal to define's one's identity.


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