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Just as Yacine’s poetic novel was a forerunner of other similar ones, so Memmi’s Pillar of Salt presaged his later novels which, though technically more complex, all center on autobiographical first-person narrators, personae of the author himself.

Albert Memmi, La Statue de sel ; tr. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. A pogrom occurs in Tunis, however, during a power hiatus when there was no government to police the al this event is modelled perhaps on historical incidents which occurred in Libya during these years sttaue andrather than Tunisia. Advanced Search Find a Library. Literature, thus, according to the theory of psychological decolonization, can encourage the development of an independent national identity, by applying the alberr of European Romantic aesthetics.

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Such a theory of creativity and mfmmi function of the artist in society paradoxically takes us back to the largely European eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Romantic view of the role of the poet in the tribe or nation.

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La statue de sel. Though they were not deported to extermination camps, the Jews experienced terror and cruelty at the hands of the occupying Germans. Yacine also has a vivid way of portraying the minds of teenagers. It is the reader who perceives the forces of socialization inexorably at work, and the reader albbert draws conclusions about the nature of colonial society and the options open for the colonized.


She is a quite vague and passive character who somehow eludes them. Novelists concerned with the same process have been writing and continue to write albeet which convey, reflect, dramatize, memorialize or otherwise embody mental decolonization. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

As empires faded, historians, sociologists, political scientists and literary scholars stepped in to record the process or seize the moment. Memmi’s technique is apparently simpler and more anguished than Kateb Yacine’s.

He spoke out courageously on behalf of greater autonomy for Berbers within the Algerian nation and is still cited today on the subject.

Little of the latter exists among the Dde characters–each one thinks of his or her own interests, and is isolated. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

La statue de sel

His dream for Algeria was for a modern state with its own modern independent identity based on North African traditions. Thus, in this nationalist novel, Yacine was fighting the colonizer with the latter’s own weapons, so to speak. Though they cover the same period the second world war and the years leading up to independence the novelists present opposite views of similar events.

Much of the novel is very subtle, even funny. Please enter your name. Another point of comparison between the two writers is the fact that they have both mastered other genres as well, not being content to remain novelists alone. You may send this item to up to five recipients.


Le petit Nicolas Rene Goscinny. Coexistence, Persecution, Resettlement Brighton: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Algerian colloquial Arabic would have been an option for Yacine, and as we know he did indeed write and produce plays in this language some years later.

However, Jews are certainly not part of the tribal blood bonds which form the stague of Yacine’s poetic vision of Algeria. Kateb Yacine whose real name was Mohammed Khellouti, ressembling his fictional tribe might have been of mixed parentage. Your request to send this item has been completed. As a member of a religious minority in what will essentially be a Muslim state, Memmi cannot construct a poetic identity for himself in the ssl.

Voyage au bout de la nuit Louis-Ferdinand Celine. The E-mail Address es field is required. Please verify that you are not a robot. Hier, in a review of Memmi’s Racismcalls it “well-written and autobiographically informed.

He is interested in manifestations of play, rather than in political programs. Sussex Academic Press, Memmi was educated in French primary schools, and continued on to the Carnot high school in Tunisthe University of Algiers where he studied philosophyand finally the Sorbonne in Paris. The images that adhere around the enigmatic Nedjma are all organic, primordial ones: