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The specific plurality of Assia Djebar

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Recent postcolonial criticism suffers from a sense of anxiety regarding the appropriate balance between cultural specificity and post-identitarian hybridity or 'creolisation'. Thinkers differ in their understanding of the importance of identity, at times advocating that the affirmation of a particular subject position is the only means of resisting (neo)colonial domination, and at others asserting that a celebration of relationality and cultural plurality can serve to critique entrenched powe...

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10.1093/fs/58.3.371

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University of Warwick
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Oxford University Press
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French Studies More from this journal
Volume:
58
Issue:
3
Pages:
371-384
Publication date:
2004-07-01
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1468-2931
ISSN:
0016-1128
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English
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2010-05-05

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