La Palestine d’Edward Said : La dernière frontière ou l’impossible appartenance

Yves Clavaron

Abstract


Out of Place (1999), Said’s Memoir, brings the Palestinian nation into play, which is characterised by a double loss, both personnal and political. Even if the title seems to account for the impossibility of going back to a place impossible to repatriate, the Memoir’s purpose is at the same time to implement a reconstruction of the self and an historical restoration through the conjuring-up of the lost nation. Being worked by the double belonging proper to exile, Said is built as a « border-man » towards Palestine, that he’ll never know as a formal nation within internationally recognized borders and which will always represent for him an impossible belonging.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13125/2039-6597/2604

NBN: http://nbn.depositolegale.it/urn%3Anbn%3Ait%3Aunica-20380

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