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L’attente en captivité, une déformation de la perception du temps
Al-Qawqa‘a de Muṣṭafā Ḫalīfa

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: LiCArC Littérature et culture arabes contemporaines
    2018, n° 6
    . L’attente
  • Author: Habib (Ghada)
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  • Abstract: The analysis of the time of waiting in the Syrian prison novel Al-Qawqa‘a by Muṣṭafā Ḫalīfa (2003) is based on the evolving system of perceiving prison time made up of three cycles highlighted by Manuela Ivone Cunha. In the narration of Al-Qawqa‘a, the three moments can be read and oppose each other: after the impatience and revolt at the start of incarceration ­comes resignation and the wise ­conviction that nothing can change the present, and finally the bitterness of despair and indifference to everything.

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  • Pages: 127 to 138
  • Last edition: 2018
  • Journal: Contemporary Arabic Literature and Culture, n° 6

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-08528-7
  • ISSN: 2270-7220
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-08529-4.p.0127
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 11-23-2018
  • Periodicity: Annual
  • Language: French
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