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Another divisive issue for Algerians, and even more so today, is that of religion.

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Algerian colloquial Arabic would have been an option for Yacine, and as we know he did indeed write and produce plays in this language some years later. The young Algerians in the novel transcend this reality at present through sleep, wine, hashish, a pilgrimage to Mecca, and poetry.

Hier, in a review of Memmi’s Racismcalls it “well-written and autobiographically informed. Thus, in this nationalist novel, Yacine was fighting the colonizer with the latter’s own weapons, so to speak. The Pillar of SaltMemmi’s fictional biography of a character resembling himself in many respects, covers a life from the protagonist’s earliest memories, up to his departure from Tunis as a young man for a msmmi life in Argentina a few years after the end of the Second World War, roughly the albegt year as Yacine’s novel.


They also have very different aesthetic approaches to the novel, Yacine’s being a poetic one, and Memmi’s leaning toward apparent autobiography. You already recently rated this item.

La nausee Jean-Paul Sartre. Canadian Journal of Sociology. Cancel Forgot your password? InMemmi said of his own work: He calls a taxi and pays the driver to take them back home when they are drunk p. The E-mail Address es field is required. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to sek you find your new favourite book. Once we understand Nedjma as this symbol, the yearning of the characters wheeling around her in this poetic novel begins to resemble the dawning of national consciousness.

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Princeton University Press, As he grows, the narrator’s physical and psychological horizons expand from a narrow blind alley dtatue the old ghetto or hara of Tunis, to the school and neighborhood, the whole city of Tunis including the European neighborhoods, in the war years the hinterland of Tunisia, and as a student Algeria as well. Colonized people have only a petrified, mummified culture, not a living one. Hiroshima mon amour Marguerite Duras. Le petit Nicolas et les copains Rene Goscinny.


Don’t have an account? Le petit Nicolas Rene Goscinny. Kateb Yacine whose real name was Mohammed Khellouti, ressembling his fictional tribe might have been of mixed parentage.

La statue de sel

Preview this item Preview this item. The name field is required. By studying them together, we see dramatically how the process of decolonization meant two utterly opposite outcomes for Muslims and Jews of the Maghrebian countries. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.