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Helene Cixous and Eric Prenowitz

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780748639038

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.001.0001

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The Names of Oran

The Names of Oran

(p.115) Chapter 7 The Names of Oran
Volleys of Humanity

Hélène Cixous

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter examines the various names of Oran. It looks at the feature given to the word-names in Oran, and examines the concepts of language and ‘tongue’. It also narrates Cixous' first visit and rediscovery of Algeria.

Keywords:   Oran, word-names, language, tongue, odours, spices, Algeria, rediscovery

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