Ahmed Salem Ould Mohamed Baba

/Ahmed Salem Ould Mohamed Baba

Ahmed Salem Ould Mohamed Baba

Articoli e Recensioni pubblicati per La rivista di Arablit

Poetry in Ḥassāniyyah (lə-Ġna) and Anticolonial Resistance in Mauritania

2021-01-21T09:53:58+00:00

Articolo della Rivista, Anno X, numero 20, dicembre 2020

in La rivista di Arablit, a. X, n. 20, dicembre 2020, pp. 11-30. After several centuries of commercial contacts with the emirs of Mauritania, France decided to occupy the territory at the end of the nineteenth century and carried out its plan in 1902. From this date, the population started not only an armed resistance, but also a cultural battle. One of the aspects of cultural resistance was a literary defiance that used primarily, but not exclusively, the dialectal literary genre called lə-ġna. Some Mauritanian poets used this genre to denounce colonialism and the acculturation it sought [...]

Poetry in Ḥassāniyyah (lə-Ġna) and Anticolonial Resistance in Mauritania2021-01-21T09:53:58+00:00