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L’Année de l’éclipse, Latifa Ben Mansour (2001). Paris: Calman-Lévy, 273 pp.

Women, Immigration and Identities in France, Jane Freedman and Carrie Tarr, (eds.) (2000). Oxford: Berg, 256 pp.

Une adoration, Nancy Houston (2003). Paris: Actes Sud, 400 pp.

France in Indochina: Colonial Encounters, Nicola Cooper (2001). Oxford/New York: Berg, 240 pp.

East-West Encounters: Franco-Asian Cinema and Literature, Sylvie Blum-Reid (2003). London and New York, Wallflower Press, 179 pp.

Francophone Post-colonial Cultures, Kamal Salhi (ed.), (2003). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 471 pp., pbk and hbk.

Disenchanting Les Bons Temps: Identity and Authenticity in Cajun Music and Dance, Charles J. Stivale (2003). Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 217 pp.

French in and out of France: Language Policies, Intercultural Antagonisms and Dialogue, Kamal Salhi (ed.), (2002). Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Brussels, New York and Vienna: Peter Lang, 487 pp.

Experimental Nations, Réda Bensmaïa (2003). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 215 pp.

The Politics of Frenchness in Colonial Algeria, 1930–1954, Jonathan K. Gosnell, (2002). Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 234 pp.

Albert Memmi, autobiographie et autographie, Joëlle Strike (2003). Paris: L’Harmattan, 225 pp.

Écritures Littéraires: Dictionnaire critique des oeuvres africaines de langue française, 2 vols. (vol. I, A–L; vol. II, M–Z), Pius Ngandu Nkashama (2002). New Orleans: Presses Universitaires du Nouveau Monde, 1060 pp., Vol. I, $59.95/60 euros. Vol. II, $59.95/60 euros.

The Algerian War and the French Army: Experiences, Images, Testimonies, Martin Alexander, Martin Evans and J.F.V. Keiger (eds.), (2002). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Soundings in French Caribbean Writing Since 1950: The Shock of Space and Time, Mary Gallagher (2002). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 293 pp.

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Publication date: 2004-06-01

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