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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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You will have prevailed. The second left me with a headache and so many questions. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? So far so good.

L’enfant de sable / La nuit sacrée

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Deprived of a maculine descendant and facing humiliation and the future disinheritance of his immediate family in favor of that of his obnoxious elder brother, the father decides effectively to deprive his daughter Zahra of her female identity by concealing tajar gender from everyone and bringing her up as a son — Ahmed.

In essence, it hides a deeper question about gender and its connection to the body. So I avoid mirrors. I need to get them out of my body in order to make room for new stories. Perhaps with a second look at this text and perhaps in translation View all 8 comments.


La Nuit Sacree: Roman: Tahar Ben Jelloun: : Books

Still, I get the nagging sense that there is something in the view of this book as an allegory, I am just not able to piece it together. As it was, I didn’t finish reading the last three chapters out of frustration. Bald darauf verlor sich das aber wieder It is at first the story of a girl, that was to tajar brought up as a man as a means of retaliation of her father on his inability to produce an heir.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. To be a woman is a natural disability which everyone makes the best of. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. To be a man is an illusion, an act of violence that requires no justification. This ssacre, hallucinatory book begins with the fairytale-like story of an eighth daughter who is raised by her father as the male heir he never had. The ultimate outcome remains the same at each stage; Ahmed is unable to resolve the dilemma that his existence constitutes.

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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? Refresh and try again. So when the sace child is born a girl, the man decides to hell with it and declares her to be tabar boy, a fiction which he works hard to maintain until the end of his days. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Und wenn ja, warum muss dieser Dreck ans Licht gezerrt werden?


Il dubbio sino alla fine ho pensato che Ahmed fosse veramente un uomo, poi il dubbio si scioglie. Ahmed grows up with the realization From the beginning this story is veiled — a story within benjelluon story. They provide three possible endings along with commentary and analysis, including many frank statements that Islam punishes women and that their society is hypocritical about gender and sex.

À Propos: Book Review – La Nuit Sacrée

I love when in contemporary literature there is an exultation of the story teller, the bard, the local orator. Then she decides to join the circus, and the story starts to get really interesting. Aparecem outros contadores que inventam uma catrefada de disparates.

The book starts out with a gripping premise, that a Moroccan man has seven daughters and really, really wants a boy.