TITLE

`Too much in the sun': Sons, mothers, and impossible alliances in Francophone Maghrebian writing

AUTHOR(S)
Abdel-Jaouad, Hedi
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Fall96, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Verifies whether or not a Maghrebian son-writer's adoption of a feminist or pro-woman stance is a ploy. Relationship that binds the mother to the son-writer; Shaping of a Maghrebi's imagination by the stories told by his mother; Documented theme of brutal separation from the mother in Maghrebian literature in French; Devaluation of the mother tongue by modernity.
ACCESSION #
9704022079

 

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