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Fanon For Beginners

Author : Deborah Baker Wyrick
ISBN : 086316255X
Genre : Social Science
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Philosopher, psychoanalyst, politician, prophet Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was one of this century's most influential writers on race and revolution. Author Deborah Wyrick examines Fanon's influence on political practice, outlines his views on literary theory and postcolonial studies, and traces his heroic involvement in the fights for Algerian independence and African decolonization. Illustrated throughout.
Category: Social Science

Fanon For Beginners

Author : Deborah Baker Wyrick
ISBN : 9781934389881
Genre : Philosophy
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Philosopher, psychoanalyst, politician, propagandist, prophet...although difficult to categorize, Frantz Fanon (1925–1961) is one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century and one of our most powerful writers on race and revolution. The book opens with a biography, following Fanon from his birthplace of Martinique through combat in World War II and education in France, to his heroic involvement in the fights for Algerian independence and African decolonization. After a brief discussion of Fanon’s political and cultural influences, the main section of the book covers the three principal stages of Fanon’s thought: the search for black identity, as presented in Black Skin, White Masks, Fanon's stunning diagnosis of racism the struggle against colonialism, as explained in "A Dying Colonialism" and "Toward the African Revolution," essays centering on Algeria’s war of independence the process of decolonization, as analyzed in The Wretched of the Earth, the book that extended insights gained in Algeria to Africa and the Third World Fanon For Beginners concludes by examining Fanon’s influence on political practice, such as the Black Power movement in the United States, on literary theory, and on political studies showing how his works and words continue to have a profound impact on contemporary cultural debate.e.
Category: Philosophy

Climate Change For Beginners

Author : Dean Goodwin
ISBN : 9781939994691
Genre : Science
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Year after year science continually proves that global climate change is real. But what does it all really mean and what can or should we do about it? Climate Change For Beginners is a clear, fluid narrative by a leading scientist and educator who takes a scrupulously balanced approach in explaining the history of global climate monitoring and change, and the whos, hows, whats, whens, wheres and whys of the interaction between human activity and recent trends in the Earth’s climate. Working from the premise that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something, Dean Goodwin challenges readers with experiments they can conduct to gain a better understanding of the science underlying the problems facing our planet and concludes with a list of 50 easy actions readers can choose from to start doing their part in the effort to slow or stop global warming. Replaces previous edition, ISBN 9781934389430.
Category: Science

Frantz Fanon And The Future Of Cultural Politics

Author : Anthony C. Alessandrini
ISBN : 9780739172292
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book examines how the work of a revolutionary writer such as Frantz Fanon might be best appropriated for contemporary political and cultural issues. Reviewing the field of “Fanon studies” in relation to his contemporaries as well as modern contexts, this book will be of interest to scholars and students across a wide range of disciplines.
Category: Literary Criticism

Frantz Fanon

Author : Anthony C. Alessandrini
ISBN : 9781134656561
Genre : Art
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Frantz Fanon was a fearless critic of colonialism and a key figure in Algeria's struggle for independence. Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectives addresses Fanon's extraordinary, often contraversial writings, and examines the ways in which his work can shed light on contemporary issues in cultural politics. Embracing feminist theory, cultural studies and postcolonialism, Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectives offers new directions for cultural and political thought in the postcolonial era.
Category: Art

Biko Lives

Author : Andile Mngxitama
ISBN : UOM:39015077624487
Genre : History
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This collection looks at the on-going significance of Black Consciousness, situating it in a global frame, examining the legacy of Steve Biko, the current state of post-apartheid South African politics, and the culture and history of the anti-apartheid movements.
Category: History

Frantz Fanon

Author : Patrick Ehlen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110236770
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This "Lives and Legacies" biography pays tribute and commemorates the 40th anniversary of the death of Frantz Fanon (1925-1961), the prolific psychoanalyst and philosopher whose writings in the 1950's played a key role in the civil rights movement of the late 1960's and 1970's.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Philosophia Africana

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113356286
Genre : African diaspora
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Category: African diaspora

The Johns Hopkins Guide To Literary Theory Criticism

Author : Michael Groden
ISBN : UOM:49015003006070
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism has become the indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. The long-awaited second edition includes 48 new entries and subentries and has been revised throughout, taking account of ten years of rapidly changing scholarship. While concentrating on the explosion of contemporary critical and theoretical works, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of ideas and individuals ranging from Plato and Aristotle to twentieth-century scholars. It includes more than 240 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. It also examines developments in other disciplines which have shaped literary theory and criticism. An international, encyclopedic guide to the field's most important figures, schools, and movements, the new edition reflects the state of literary theory and criticism.
Category: Biography & Autobiography