TITLE

Algeria as Postcolony?

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Muriam Haleh
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Journal of French & Francophone Philosophy / Revue de la Philoso;2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the colonial legacy of post-structuralism in Algeria. It states that post-structuralism and post-modernism are counter discourses against modernism while post-colonialism is a counter discourse to the cultural hegemony of the West. It mentions that post-structuralism is a product of single historical moment which is not May 1968 but rather the Algerian War of Independence.
ACCESSION #
90645728

 

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