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Jean Vanmai’s Chân Đăng The Tonkinese of Caledonia in the colonial era is a rare insider’s account of the life experiences of Chân Đăng, the Vietnamese indentured workers who were brought from Tonkin to work in the New Caledonian nickel mines in the 1930s and 1940s, when both Indochina and New Caledonia were French colonies. Narrated from the uniqu...
Cet article offre une nouvelle interpretation de La Graine et le mulet (2007) d'Abdellatif Kechiche. Il presente une differente optique a celle souvent adoptee par la critique, qui y voit une exploitation facile de l'exotisme et de la sexualite feminine. En replacant la triade pere-mere-enfant au cOEur de l'analyse et en prenant appui sur les theor...
Azouz Begag and Linda Lê, although of different backgrounds, share the common legacy of French colonisation, a legacy which translates in their works into obsessive feelings of guilt and betrayal of their origins. This article provides a comparative analysis of the different ways in which the two writers deal with questions of integration and ident...
In the absence of Dr. Kathryn Lay-Chenchabi's supervisor, Dr. Bernadette Déjean de la Bâtie, I would like to offer a brief introduction that may serve to contextualize her work. Dr. Kathryn Lay-Chenchabi's PhD thesis, Destroying the Silence: Beur writers seek a voice, was received enthusiastically by Australian and international specialists in the...