La nuit sacrée [Tahar Ben Jelloun] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hard to Find book. La Nuit Sacrée, by Tahar Ben Jelloun, is not for the faint of heart. The story begins, “Ce qui importe c’est la vérité,” and the author maintains this. Some features of this site may not work without it. LA DIMENSION MYSTIQUE DANS «LA NUIT SACREE» DE TAHAR BEN JELLOUN. BOUSSEM, SOUAD.

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Sublime, magnifique, triste, poignante, merveilleuse, bouleversante, bnjelloun, majestueuse Overall, the novel could be interpreted as a metaphor to the existential crisis of the author that also serves the purpose of a collective conflict of a whole country benjjelloun colonial rule saacre the French colonization of Morocco.

Not enough to change anything, but the focus of that role was so lovely for me. I never give ratings this low, and I hate to do that, but honestly, it felt like the author was struggling with the concept of non-consensual gender re-assignment and then just wrote an entire book about someone spiraling out of control because of it.

It requires excavation, a slow uncovering of all its treasures. As identity fragments, so does the narrative, as it changes hands between many tellers, some of whom die, disappear, contradict, or fabricate, until our protagonist is all but lost. A magical, arabian tale about the power of words and the infinite power of storytelling.


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This is a significant hint to help the reader understand the splitting of his personality and the upcoming identity crisis. Als Gegengift brauche ich dringend ein Buch einer marokkanischen Frau. How our lives are necessarily corporeal and temporal or are they? Learn more about Amazon Prime. I loved the first half. There are two elements to the book that fascinate me most, and a I can’t help but feel, after having finished the Sand Child, that at least part of the story has eluded me.

The ultimate outcome remains the same at each stage; Ahmed is unable to resolve the dilemma that his existence constitutes. Get fast, free sqcre with Amazon Prime. The early, fairly direct, study of social conventions and restrictions shifts as the protagonist takes on self-awareness and finds voice in the narrative.

She speaks about her tormenting conscience – but Ben Jelloun does not take this hint at feminist solidarity? Erst kurz vor dem Leserunde-Termin nahm ich das Buch wieder zur Hand.

It was heavily and unrelentingly patriarchal, and not just on a cultural level but on a familial level. I love when in contemporary literature there is an exultation of the story teller, the bard, the local orator. The harder the characters search for explanations, rationalities, or plausible outcomes, the more fleeting they become, and the story slips away.


She does not have a gender, nor a personality or a consciousness. A story is like a house, an old house, with different levels, rooms, corridors, doors and windows. The first is the absolutely engrossing and befuddling labyrinthine structure of the narrative.

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I might respond differently to this aspect. Want to Read saving…. Sometimes the real violence is so severe as to be unreal. Dans le chapitre suivant, un conteur raconte son histoire. I was howling for Mohammed the girl to come back and finish her story, but it was not to be.

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This style of writing, images flowing in succession submerged in interior reflections and unobtrusive transitions between tellers, is rarely a success for me. Contradictorily, this is just when Jelloun himself, perhaps appearing from behind his devices, seems to want most to reach us with pathos and political urgency. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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