مجلة إشكالات في اللغة و الأدب
Volume 8, Numéro 5, Pages 626-644

Symbols Of Belonging In Mouloud Feraoun's Le Fils Du Pauvre (1950).

Authors : Chellahi Hadjer .

Abstract

Abstract: The fiction of the Algerian writer Mouloud Feraoun has always drawn criticism for being a literature that is loyal to colonial aspirations. Our work; however, draws on Anthony Cohen’s ideas illustrated in The Symbolic Construction of Community to reread Feraoun’s Le Fils Du Pauvre (1950) from a new perspective. In other words, this paper is concerned with the ways Feraoun's discourse fosters empowering symbols of belonging that refute the erroneous stereotypes made by the colonizer against the Algerian people and that assert his Algerian identity and agency.

Keywords

Mouloud Feraoun ; Le Fils Du Pauvre ; Identity ; Agency