Images of the Algerian war: French fiction and film, 1954-1992.

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Published
  • Oxford : Clarendon Press 1994
Physical description
267 pages ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780198158752
  • 0198158750
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-257) and index.
Contents
  • The Algerian War: History and Ideology, Mythology and Fiction -- pt. I. Waging a Dirty War, 1954-1962. 1. The Myth of the Paratrooper. 2. The Myth of the Seigneur. 3. Ni victimes ni bourreaux: The Liberal Dilemma. 4. Anti-Colonialist Commitment: Camus's Uninvited Guest -- pt. II. Remembering the War Without A Name, 1962-1992. 5. 'La Quille, bordel!': Recalling Le Rappel. 6. The Will to Belong: The Myths of the Pieds-Noirs. 7. Le Meme et l'Autre: Imaging the Algerians -- pt. III. Filming the War Without a Name, 1954-1992. 8. Cinema Images of the Algerian Conflict, 1954-1992.
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  • text
Language
  • English
  • This is the first full-length survey in any language of the fiction and film generated in France by the Algerian war (1954 - 1962).

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