Presenting Female Iconography at Home with Leïla Sebbar’
(essay date 2010) In the following essay, Weber-Fève discusses the “transnational” works of Sebbar and French-Algerian politician and filmmaker Yamina Benguigui. She describes female characters in these artists’ works as “ethnic Othered,” contending that they often appear in marginalized positions in the domestic sphere.
This chapter was published as Weber-Feve, S., (Re)Presenting Female Iconography at Home with Leïla Sebbar’ in Contemporary Literary Criticism (2014) Vol. 365. Layman Poupard Publishing, LLC. Posted with permission.