Category Archives: Guene

Just Like Tomorrow

Posted by Diana Caudill On the last page of Just Like Tomorrow, Faïza Guêne’s Doria makes one of the most ironic statements contained in the entire book: “I’m getting way too political.” This is part of the last sentence of … Continue reading

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Just Like Tomorrow: Fate, a pile of shit

Jeff Jackson Doria, the female protagonist in Faïza Guène’s Just Like Tomorrow, is a first generation French-Moroccan living in an Arab immigrant compound called Paradise. Though her parents immigrated to France in hopes of financial and social improvement, and established … Continue reading

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Doria’s Metropolis & Mental Life

Faïza Guène’s Just Like Tomorrow follows the daily life of Doria, a fifteen-year-old girl of Moroccan heritage living with her single mother in the banlieue of Livry-Gargan on the outskirts of Paris. Through Doria’s cynical, often hard-boiled gaze, Guène paints … Continue reading

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December dates

Dear all I was delighted to read your proposals for your final projects, and I’m very much looking forward to reading the papers they become. You’ll note that on the syllabus I’ve marked out December 14th to discuss your final … Continue reading

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