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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

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

Frantz Fanon

Author : Anthony C. Alessandrini
ISBN : 9781134656578
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

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 A Biography Second Edition

Author : David Macey
ISBN : 9781844677733
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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David Macey's biography of Frantz Fanon is acclaimed not only for its eloquence and its comprehensive account of Fanon's personal, intellectual and political life, but also for its rich depiction of postwar French culture. Frantz Fanon, now updated with new historical material, remains the definitive biography of the iconic thinker who inspired countless revolutions.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Frantz Fanon

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ISBN : 08873577
Genre : Revolutionaries
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Each bibliography includes a comprehensive list of the theorist's works and critical studies of these works in English. Each bibliography contains approximately 600 to 900 entries. Books, journal articles, essays within edited books (in the manner of Essay and General Literature) and dissertations are included. References are provided from a wide variety of disciplines and bibliographic sources. The primary purpose of each bibliography is to provide access to the widely reprinted primary works in English and the critical literature in a great variety of books and journals. The topical bibliographies include the authoritative works on the subject and are arranged in useful categories. The lively part of the modern/post-modern debate is generally taking place in alternative and left journals -- journals always included in the literature search in the compiling of the bibliographies.
Category: Revolutionaries

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

Frantz Fanon

Author : David Macey
ISBN : UVA:X004530711
Genre : Algeria
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Frantz Fanon (1925-61), author of The Wretched of the Earth, was one of the great figures of the Third World revolutions of the 1950s and 1960s. His angry and eloquent writings on race, racism, psychiatry and anti-colonialism are still of fierce relevance. In the form of post-colonial studies, his work has become respectable in the academies of the developed world.
Category: Algeria

Biko Lives

Author : Andile Mngxitama
ISBN : 0230606490
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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: Biography & Autobiography