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The Origins of Algerian Literature: Five Questions to Ask

Hervé Sanson is a specialist in Maghreb literature. It tells of the conditions for the emergence of French-speaking Algerian literature in the 1950s when the country plunged into a brutal war of liberation. The first generation of Algerian novelists and poets paved the way between the militant and the aesthetic imperative and founded a modern and inventive literature in its form and close to the misery and aspirations of their people in…

“My work is a service to humanity for the poor

For the first time in its history, the Pritzker Prize, the highest award in the world of architecture, has been awarded to an African. Burkinabè Diébédo Francis Kéré has always been committed to his homeland, Burkina, with sustainable architecture that respects…

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