Leeds University Library

FREN3632
Module Reading List

Representing Empire, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Nina Warldeworth
n.a.wardleworth@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Colonial/ Postcolonial films

L'Atlantide (1921) [videorecording] Feyder, 1921

L'Atlantide (1932) [videorecording] Pabst, 1932

L'autre côté de la mer [videorecording], Cabrera, 1996

Un barrage contre le Pacifique [videorecording] Panh, 2008

Le coup de sirocco [videorecording], Arcady, 1979

Harkis [videorecording], Tasma, 2006

Indochine [videorecording] Wargnier, 1991

Pépé le Moko [videorecording] (Duvivier, 1936)

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General histories of colonisation

Aldrich, Robert, Greater France : a history of French overseas expansion (London: Macmillan Press, 1996)

Aldrich, Robert, Colonialism and homosexuality (London : Routledge, 2002)

Bancel, Nicolas and Pascal Blanchard, La Republique coloniale (Paris: Pluriel, 2006)

Blanchard, Pascal, Culture impériale : les colonies au coeur de la République, 1931-1961 (Paris : Autrement, 2004)

Conklin, Alice L., A mission to civilize : the republican idea of empire in France and West Africa, 1895-1930 (Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c1997)

Conklin, Alice L., In the museum of man : race, anthropology, and empire in France, 1850-1950 (Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013) OCR - Skulls on display : anti-racism, racism, and racial science.

Deroo, Eric, La force noire : gloire et infortunes d'une légende coloniale (Paris: Tallandier, 2006)

Evans, Martin (ed), Empire and culture : the French experience, 1830-1940 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)

Ezra, Elizabeth, The colonial unconscious : race and culture in interwar France (Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2000)

Hodeir, Catherine, L'Exposition coloniale ISBN: 2870273827 (Bruxelles : Editions Complexe, 1991)

Liauzu, Claude, Dictionnaire de la colonisation française (Paris: Larousse, 2007)

Manceron, Gilles, Marianne et les colonies : une introduction à l'histoire coloniale de la France ISBN: 2707138797 (Paris: Poche, 2003)

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Visual representations of colonisation 1: painting, photography, architecture

Baconnier, Béatrix, Algérie en affiches de 1990 à 1960 (Luynes : Baconnier, 2009)

Bancel, Nicolas, Pascal Blanchard and Sandrine Lemaire, Colonial culture in France since the revolution ISBN: 9780253010452 (cloth : alk. paper); 0253010454 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780253010537 (e-book); 0253010535 (e-book) (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014)

Bancel, Nicolas and Pascal Blanchard, De l'indigène à l'immigré (Paris: Gallimard, 1998)

Bancel, Nicolas, Pascal Blanchard and Laurent Gervereau (eds), Images et colonies : iconographie et propagande coloniale sur l'Afrique française de 1880 à 1962, (Nanterre: Bibliothèque de documentation internationale contemporaine, 1993)

Blanchard, Pascal, L'invention de l'Orient : 1860-1910 ISBN: 9782732475332 (pbk.); 2732475335 (Paris: Martinière, 2016)

Blanchard, Pascal and Gilles Boetsch, Marseille porte Sud 1905-2005 ISBN: 2707145750; 2707144134 (Découverte); 2862764280 (Laffitte) (Paris: La Decouverte, 2005)

Blanchard, Pascal, Deroo, Eric and Gilles Manceron, Le Paris noir ISBN: 2850257613 ISBN: 2850257613 (Paris: Hazan, 2001)

Benjamin, Roger, Orientalist aesthetics : art, colonialism, and French North Africa, 1880-1930 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003)

Deroo, Eric, L'illusion coloniale (Paris: Tallandier, 2005)

Fleig, Alain, Rêves de papier : la photographie orientaliste 1860-1914 (Neuchâtel : Ides & Calendes, 1997)

Hale, Dana, Races on display : French representations of colonized peoples 1886-1940 ISBN: 0253218993 (pbk.) : £13.99; 9780253348548 (hbk.) : £39.00; 0253348544 (hbk.) : £39.00; 9780253218995 (pbk.) : £13.99 (Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 2008)

Ives, Colta and Susan Alyson Stein, The lure of the exotic : Gauguin in New York collections (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002)

Knox, Katelyn E., Race on display in 20th- and 21st century France ISBN: 178138309X; 9781781383094 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016)

McKinney, Mark, The colonial heritage of French comics (Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2011)

McKinney, Mark, Redrawing French Empire In Comics (Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2013) - see especially chapter 2 on Postcolonial Representations of Colonial Algeria, including use of European orientalist paintings and colonial postcards in these works

MacKenzie, John, M., Orientalism : history, theory and the arts (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995) - Chapters Three and Four.

Morton, Patricia A, Hybrid modernities : architecture and representation at the 1931 Colonial Exposition, Paris, Paris (Cambridge, Mass; London: MIT Press, c2000)

Porterfield, Todd, The allure of empire : art in the service of French imperialism, 1798-1836 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998)

Sarazin, Jean-Yves and Zahia Rahmani, Made in Algéria : Généalogie d'un territoire (Vanves, Hazan, 2016)

Viatte, Germain., Le palais des colonies : histoire du Musée des arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie (Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux, 2002)

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Visual representations of colonisation 2: cinema

Blanchard, Pascal, Rêver : l'impossible tentation du cinéma colonial (Paris : Autrement, 2003)

Bloom, Peter J., French colonial documentary : mythologies of humanitarianism (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008)

Eades, Caroline, Le cinéma post-colonial français (Paris : Editions du Cerf, 2006)

Sherzer Dina (ed), Cinema, colonialism, postcolonialism : perspectives from the French and francophone world (Austin : University of Texas Press, 1996)

Slavin, David Henry, Colonial cinema and imperial France, 1919-1939 : white blind spots, male fantasies, settler myths (Baltimore, Md.; London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)

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Literary represenations of colonisation

Daeninckx, Didier, Cannibale : récit ISBN: 2864322978 (Paris : Gallimard, 1999)

Djebar, Assïa, Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement : nouvelles (Paris : Des femmes, 1980) - read only the postface about the painting.

Lebel, Roland, Histoire de la littérature coloniale en France (Paris: Libraire Larose, 1931)

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Musical representations of colonisation

Liauzu, Claude et Josette, Quand on chantait les colonies : colonisation et culture populaire de 1830 à nos jours (Paris : Syllepse, 2002)

Ruscio, Alain, Que la France était belle au temps des colonies : anthologie de chansons coloniales et exotiques françaises (Paris : Maisonneuve et Larose, 2001)

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Postcolonial Representations of Empire

Aldrich, Robert, Vestiges of the colonial empire in France : monuments, museums, and colonial memories (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)

Barclay, Fiona, France's colonial legacies : memory, identity and narrative (Cardiff: University of Wales Press)

Blanchard, Pascal,  Nicolas Bancel et Sandrine Lemaire, La fracture coloniale : la société française au prisme de l'héritage colonial  (Paris: La Decouverte, 2005)

Blanchard, Pascal, Bancel, Nicolas and Sandrine Lemaire, Culture postcoloniale, 1961-2006 : traces et mémoires coloniales en France (Paris : Autrement, c2006)

Blanchard, Pascal and Isabelle Veyrat-Masson, Les guerres de mémoires : la France et son histoire, enjeux politiques, controverses historiques, stratégies médiatiques ISBN: 9782707154637; 2707154636 (Paris: La Decouverte, 2008) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Bancel, Nicolas, Florence Bernault, Pascal Blanchard, Ruptures postcoloniales : les nouveaux visages de la société française (Paris : Découverte, c2010)

Nicolas Bancel, Pascal Blanchard, and Dominic Thomas, The colonial legacy in France : fracture, rupture, and apartheid ISBN: 9780253026255 (cloth : alkaline paper) (Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2017)  

Jenni, Alexi and Benjamin Stora, Les mémoires dangereuses : suivi d'une nouvelle édition du Transfert d'une mémoire (Paris: Albin Michel, 2016)

Liazu, Claude and Gilles Manceron, La colonisation, la loi et l'histoire ISBN: 2849500879; 9782849500873 (Paris: Des paroles en actes, 2006)

Lorcin, Patricia, 'France's Nostalgias for Empire' in Emile Chabal, France since the 1970s : history, politics and memory in an age of uncertainty (London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)

Marie, Vincent and Gilles Ollivier, Albums : des histoires dessinées entre ici et ailleurs : bande dessinée et immigration 1913-2013 ISBN: 9782754809986 (hardback); 2754809988 (hardback) (Paris: Musée de l’immigration/ Futuropolis, 2013)

Martin, Thomas, 'SOS Racisme and the Legacies of Colonialism 2005-2009: An ambivalent relationship', Modern & contemporary France., 23(1), 2015

Mouellef, Kamel and Baptiste Payen, Turcos le jasmin et la boue ISBN: 9782910867393 (Tartamudo, 2011)  

Mouellef, Kamel and Baptiste Payen, Résistants oubliés ISBN: 9782344007648 (Glenat, 2015)   

Murphy, Maureen, Un palais pour une cité : du Musée des Colonies à la Cité Nationale de l'Histoire de l'Immigration (Paris : Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007)

Panaite, Oana, The colonial fortune in contemporary fiction in French ISBN: 9781786940292 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017)

Rousso, Henry, Face au passé : essais sur la mémoire contemporaine (Paris: Berlin, 2016)

Shepard, Todd, Mâle décolonisation : l'"homme arabe" et la France, de l'indépendance algérienne à la révolution iranienne (1962-1979) (Paris: Payot, 2017) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Stevens, Mary, 'Still the family secret? The representation of colonialism in the Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration', African and black diaspora : an international journal. ISSN: 1752-8631, 2 (2009)

Stora, Benjamin, La guerre des mémoires : la France face à son passé colonial (Paris: L'Aube, 2007)

Stovell, Tyler, Transnational France : the modern history of a universal nation ISBN: 9780813348117 (paperback : alkaline paper) (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2015) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Thomas, Dominic, Africa and France : postcolonial cultures, migration, and racism ISBN: 9780253006707 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780253006691 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780253007032 (eb) (Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013)   

Thomas, Dominic, 'The Quai Branly museum: Political Transition, Memory and Globalisation in Contemporary France, French cultural studies, 19(2), June 2008

Welch, Edward and Joseph McGonagle, Contesting views : the visual economy of France and Algeria (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2013) - See Chapter One - 'Wish we were there'

This list was last updated on 06/07/2017