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La femme sans sépulture has 87 ratings and 7 reviews. Libby said: Finally finished! This was actually a pretty short book, but it took me at least halfwa. Assia Djebar’s most recent text, Lafemme sans sepulture, returns to the site of colonial history to Assia Djebar, La femme sans siPULTURE. # RESEARCH IN . death, whether that of a loved one or, in the case of Assia Djebar’s spec- tral narrator, of exile” are La Femme sans sépulture by Assia Djebar and Des rêves et.

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I like her writing style and the subject and I didn’t realize till I brought this home that it came out pretty recently so I definitely will be checking out her earlier stuff as well. Books by Assia Djebar. Hannes rated it liked it Dec 27, These were followed by her Algerian quartet, of which three titles are complete to date, and by her three “novels of exile.

Her feminist stance, use of French and often dissident voice has led to much international praise, but also to hostility from nationalistic critics in Algeria. Djebar does not find the real bones of Zoulikha, and to my mind there is the suggestion that she will never be laid to rest in even a metaphorical grave. Return to Book Page. Hadjer rated it really liked it Sep 08, So why didn’t you swing the book my way when I was complaining of having nothing to read? All of her writing is in French.


She adopted the pen name Assia Djebar when her first novel, La Soif Hunger was published inin France where she was studying at the Sorbonne. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

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Write Synonyms, Write Antonyms 1 year ago. Regardless, this was a fast read and was pretty interesting throughout. It is so culturally interesting and alive.

La femme sans sépulture

Deborah rated it it was ok Jan 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I enjoyed this fictionalized account of a real woman’s life–Zoulikha, a woman who joined and led one of the freedom fighter groups asdia the Algerian war. Love Affair With Words. I feel weird reviewing books not in my first language cause I can never really tell if it’s the book or if I missed some really important nuance and am being sputlure jerk.

La femme sans sépulture by Assia Djebar

Seniz rated it really liked it Oct 27, I did a French with Linguistics degree at King’s College, London and this was one of the books on the reading list for a course on Maghrebi French North African writing.


Inshe travelled to Tunis, where she worked as a reporter alongside Frantz Fanon, travelling to Algerian refugee camps on the Tunisian border with the Red Cross and Crescent. I’ll see if I can find an English version.

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. She settled in Algeria in soulture, and began teaching at the University of Algiers. Dounia Zed rated it really liked it Aug 02, The cogitations of 4 Ghanaian-British women dealing with life Chiydem rated it liked it Jul 12, Want to Read saving….

Child of the Heavens Sankofa. Inshe returned to Algeria to report on the first days of the country’s independence. Kavita rated it really liked it Mar 25, Honouring Charlotte Akyeampong, my favorite teacher femms all time 5 weeks ago.

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