Jean Genet and the Poetics of Palestinian Politics: Statecraft as Stagecraft in 'Quatre heures a Chatila'

@inproceedings{Finburgh2002JeanGA,
  title={Jean Genet and the Poetics of Palestinian Politics: Statecraft as Stagecraft in 'Quatre heures a Chatila'},
  author={Clare Finburgh},
  year={2002}
}
This study of Jean Genet's ‘Quatre heures a Chatila’ explores the relationship between the writer's literary ouvre and his political action, both of which constitute part of his same endeavour to define our socialized reality. It draws upon other Genetian works, notably Un captif amoureux for which 'Quatre heures' might be seen as a prologue, to describe how Genet's reality, or reel, originates essentially in his feerie-the dissemination of mask, stagecraft, fable. Reality for Genet comprises a… CONTINUE READING

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