TITLE

Broaching Silence

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Jane E.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Francopolyphonies;2010, Vol. 9, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues concerning the subaltern and disempowerment being written out of history. The author shares that it was only in 1999 when the term, The Algerian War, was officially recognized, while in Algeria, gradual obscurantism of truth emerged along with the entry of religious fundamentalists in government in the 1980s. Postcolonialism became an issue for western philosophers, with Gayatri C. Spivak publishing the essay "Can the Subaltern Speak?"
ACCESSION #
58842195

 

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