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Author Dubreuil, Laurent, author.
Uniform Title Empire du langage. English
Title Empire of language : toward a critique of (post)colonial expression / Laurent Dubreuil ; translated from the French by David Fieni.
Published Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2013.
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 Floor4  PQ3897 .D8313 2013    DUE 05-22-17
Description 239 pages ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-229) and index.
Contents (Post)colonial possessions -- Haunting and imperial doctrine -- The revenant phrase -- The languages of empire -- Interdiction within diction -- Today : stigmata and veils -- Reinventing francophonie -- Formations and reformations of anthropology -- The impossible colonial science -- Who will become a theoretician?.
Subject French literature -- French-speaking countries -- History and criticism.
French language -- Political aspects.
French-speaking countries -- History.
Related Names Fieni, David, translator.
Translation of: Dubreuil, Laurent. Empire du langage.
ISBN 080145056X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801450563 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard # 40022472156
OCLC number 820942457