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Title:Contemporary Moroccan cultural production: between dissent and co-optation
Editor:Laachir, Karima
Year:2013
Periodical:Journal of African Cultural Studies (ISSN 1369-6815)
Volume:25
Issue:3
Pages:371
Language:English
City:Abingdon
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
Geographic terms:East Africa
Central Africa
Morocco
Subjects:arts
literature
Kanuri language
Link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjac20/25/3
Abstract:This special issue of 'Journal of African Cultural Studies' shows the complexity of the Moroccan cultural scene. Articles included concern a range of genres and include work on both francophone and Arabophone novels and theatre, as well as popular culture in the form of hip hop music. The issue also includes articles on Kanuri proverbs and East African short stories. Articles included: Cultural production and cultural patronage in Morocco: the State, the Islamists and the field of culture (Said Graiouid & Taieb Belghazi); 'Being-in-the-world': the Afropolitan Moroccan author's worldview in the new millennium (Valérie K. Orlando); Reflections on co-optation and defeat in the contemporary Moroccan novel in Arabic: Mohammed Achaari's 'The Arch and the Butterfly' (2011) (Karima Laachir); Acting up: performance and the politics of womanhood in contemporary Morocco (Cleo Jay); Unravelling distinct voices in Moroccan rap: evading control, weaving solidarities, and building new spaces for self-expression (Cristina Moreno Almeida); Kanuri proverbs: metaphoric conceptualization of a cultural discourse (Mohammed Laminu Mele); Familial cartographies in contemporary East African short stories (Grace A. Musila). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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