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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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I accummulate an overall discomfort at sexually explicit descriptions and images of illness, aging and burial, but I find it taar to make sense and meaning from these passages. Then the girl whose name is Mohammed Ahmed mopes around This book sucked.

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The second left me with a headache and so many questions. Kinda art imitates life.

The first storyteller says that Islam is the source of the social inferiority of women, and later another character describes the Koran as a book whose words have “the force of law yet lack a woman’s perspective”. The deeper one gets, the more confusion they harvest. The fact that Ben Jelloun has so many paths for his story connects to how at its core lies a deep existential puzzle – in what ways are we indivisible from our bodies and in what ways are we not?


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The power of storytelling is really on display here, not for the plot but what the plot could and can be. There are strong elements of magical realism in the novel.

Sie wohnt in einem Hotel, in einem ihr unbekannten Ort. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. We have, at first, the story as told to the audience by a professional storyteller, who also happens to possess a notebook that contains passages from the diary of Ahmed. At first, our protagonist’s story is being told by one of the public storytellers in Marrakech for more on these guys, see this obscure review that I wrote yonks ago ; in the second half of the book, this voice is replaced, and then replaced again, as various characters relate their own opinions nhit what exactly happened to the central character.

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The final element is the question of whether this book can be read as an allegory for colonialism, or the extent to which it might be interpreted as commenting on colonialism in some way.

I cannot think of another novel that matches Ben Jelloun’s brilliance in this regard Anyone? He welcomes his circumstance at first, but as he grows older its burden begins to weigh on him. The sadness she describes reminded me of the ‘gender sadness’ Julia Serano mentions feeling before her transition.

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The early, fairly direct, study of social conventions and restrictions shifts as the protagonist takes on self-awareness and finds voice in the narrative. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Aparecem outros contadores que inventam uma catrefada de disparates.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Jan 43 71 Apr 07, Share your thoughts with other customers. He is haunted by the perception of others and by his sexual frustration because of the violent and constant repression of his desires. This style of writing, images flowing in succession submerged in interior reflections and unobtrusive transitions between tellers, is rarely a success for me.

The only reason I didn’t give this book 5 stars is that I found the narrative frame to be disruptive.

The Sand Child is no exception. Un roman comme ‘L’enfant de Sable’ sait le faire. These bbenjelloun are attributes of the very conflict she embodies.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. And lastly, of the story emerges a voice that claims to have been buried within it, trapped I think benjellon by the convoluted web that this existential drama has created. Il dubbio sino alla fine ho pensato che Ahmed fosse veramente un uomo, poi il dubbio si scioglie.

However, his wife gives birth to an eighth daughter. You can see that there’s a lot to think about in this small book. When we reach dawn, we shall be delivered.