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Negritude: Legacy and Present Relevance

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Should Negritude be seen as a movement that originated at the end of the colonial era and merits no further study in this contemporary world? This is one of the questions explored in the Colloquium held at the University of the West Indies, Barbados, to mark the centenary of the birth of Leopold Sedar Senghor. In a recent study, Cesaire et Senghor: Un pont sur l'Atlantique ...more
Hardcover, 321 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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This collection of 20 essays on the beginnings and continued significance of the Negritude movement in literature must be among the most comprehensive as well as most eclectic sources of information and analysis available on French-language literature by and about people of African descent.
Editors Isabelle Constant, a white Frenchwoman, and Kahiudi C. Mabana, a black Congolese, both professors at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies (UVI) in Barbados, have organized articl
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