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Le Queer Imperial: Male Homoerotic Desire in Francophone Colonial and Postcolonial Literature

by Julin Everett
Format
Book
Published
Leiden ; Boston : Brill-Rodopi, 2018.
Language
English
Series
Francopolyphonies
ISBN
9789004365537 (hardback : alkaline paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Passages à l'acte : political and textual violence in Francophone colonial and postcolonial literatures
  • Colonial sexting : homoerotic voyeurism in La femme et l'homme nu by Pierre Mille and André Demaison, and Makako, singe d'Afrique by Herman Grégoire
  • "Entre hommes et sous l'équateur" : colonial masculinity, race and desire in Makako, singe d'Afrique
  • Nothing but a thing : the African male as fetishist and fetish in La femme et l'homme nu
  • Loving the alien : rape of the African immigré in Ousmane Sembène's Le docker noir and Saidou Bokoum's Chaine
  • Is looking merely the opposite of doing? : rape and representation in Le docker noir
  • "L'homme de couleur et le blanc" : interracial desire and the fear of the queer in Chaine
  • Civil servant whores and neocolonial slum-johns in Sony Labou Tansi's Je, soussigné cardiaque and Williams Sassine's Mémoire d'une peau
  • The space between : bisexuality, intersexuality, albinism and the postcolonial state in Mémoire d'une peau
  • Must la victime be feminine? postcolonial violence, gender ambiguity and homoerotic desire in Sony Labou Tansi's Je, soussigné cardiaque.
Description
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Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Francopolyphonies ; 24
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