Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Methodological Apparatus and Theoretical Framework; Chapter 3 L'Homme Rompu-The Broken Male; Chapter 4 La Nuit de L'Erreur-Vengance; Chapter 5 Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
This book is a study of male-female relations in two acclaimed novels by contemporary Maghrebi Francophone author and French intellectual, Tahar Ben Jelloun. The problematic of male-female relations in the Maghreb, especially as represented by Tahar Ben Jelloun--with its extensive and overarching implications and possibilities within and beyond the realm of literary enquiry--has not received due scholarly and critical attention up until now. This study responds to the need for a holistic understanding of these male-female relations. This volume makes a solid and timely contribution to the fiel.