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Title Transnational French studies : postcolonialism and littérature-monde / edited by Alec G. Hargreaves, Charles Forsdick, David Murphy.

Imprint Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 307 pages).
Series Francophone postcolonial studies. New series ; v. 1
Francophone postcolonial studies ; new ser., v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: What Does Littérature-monde Mean for French, Francophone and Postcolonial Studies?; From World Literature to Littérature-monde: Genre, History and the Globalization of Literature; Postcolonialism, Politics and the 'Becoming-Transnational' of French Studies; Mapping Littérature-monde; Afterword: The 'World' in World Literature; Appendix: Toward a 'World-Literature' in French; Notes on Contributors.
Summary The 2007 manifesto in favour of a "Littérature-monde en français" has generated new debates in both "francophone" and "postcolonial" studies. Praised by some for breaking down the hierarchical division between "French" and "Francophone" literatures, the manifesto has been criticized by others for recreating that division through an exoticizing vision that continues to privilege the publishing industry of the former colonial métropole. Does the manifesto signal the advent of a new critical paradigm destined to render obsolescent those of "francophone" and/or "postcolonial" studies? Or is it sim.
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Subject French literature -- Foreign countries -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Hargreaves, Alec G.
Forsdick, Charles.
Murphy, David, 1971-
Other Form: Print version: Hargreaves, Alec G. Transnational French Studies : Postcolonialism and Littérature-monde. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, ©2010 9781846314834
ISBN 9781846316265 (electronic bk.)
184631626X (electronic bk.)
9781846314834
1846314836