By Olivia C. Harrison
Transcolonial Maghreb deals the 1st thorough research of the ways that Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian writers have engaged with the Palestinian query and the Palestinian-Israeli clash for the earlier fifty years.
Arguing that Palestine has develop into the determine par excellence of the colonial within the purportedly postcolonial current, the booklet reframes the sphere of Maghrebi experiences to account for transversal political and aesthetic exchanges throughout North Africa and the center East. Olivia C. Harrison examines and contextualizes writings via the likes of Abdellatif Laâbi, Kateb Yacine, Ahlam Mosteghanemi, Albert Memmi, Abdelkebir Khatibi, Jacques Derrida, and Edmond El Maleh, overlaying a variety of fabrics which are, for the main half, unavailable in English translation: well known theater, literary magazines, tv sequence, feminist texts, novels, essays, unpublished manuscripts, letters, and pamphlets written within the 3 major languages of the Maghreb—Arabic, French, and Berber.
The consequence has large implications for the learn of transcolonial relatives around the international South.