From the Spoken Word to Video: Orality, Literacy, Mediated Orality, and the Amazigh (Berber) Cultural Production

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Daniela Merolla, African Literatures Languages and Cultures of Africa University of Leiden

African Literatures
Languages and Cultures of Africa

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Daniela Merolla (African Literatures Languages and Cultures of Africa University of Leiden)

Published Aug 22, 2005

Abstract

This article presents new directions in Tamazight/Berber artistic productions. The development of theatre, films and videos in Tamazight are set in the framework of the historical and literary background in the Maghreb and in the lands of Amazigh Diaspora. 

It also includes the interview with the video-maker and director Agouram Salout.

Key Words: tamazight, berber, theatre, videos, film, taqbaylit, tarifit, tachelhit, new cultural production, writing, orality 


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