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Man in motion: Kateb Yacine and the poetics of revolution

Abstract:

In her 2004 study of gender and sexuality Undoing Gender, Judith Butler examines the uneasy relationship between human rights discourses and certain oppressed minorities, and cites Fanon in order to call for the continued redefinition of the 'human' each time the category is invoked. This article seeks to explore this continued process of redefinition by returning to the period of decolonization, specifically by means of a detailed engagement with Kateb Yacine's poetics of 'revolution'. Kateb...

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10.1386/ijfs.15.34.435-1

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Hiddleston, J More by this author
Journal:
International Journal of Francophone Studies
Volume:
15
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
435-454
Publication date:
2013-01-02
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EISSN:
1758-9142
ISSN:
1368-2679
URN:
uuid:896f1aa8-9ee6-4504-b57a-10b6f747aab2
Source identifiers:
402574
Local pid:
pubs:402574

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