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Title:Ousmane Sembène and the politics of culture
Editors:Vetinde, Lifongo J.
Fofana, Amadou TidianeISNI
Series:After the empire, The francophone world and postcolonial France
City of publisher:Lanham, MD
Publisher:Lexington Books
ISBN:073919254X; 9780739192542; 0739192558; 9780739192559
Geographic term:Senegal
literary criticism
About person:Sembène Ousmane (1923-2007)ISNI
Abstract:Introduction: Cultural politics in Senegal: a quest for relevance, by Lifongo Vetinde. I. Culture and development: Culture, development, and the African Renaissance: Osumane Sembène and Léopold Senghor at the World Festival of Negro Arts (Dakar 1966), by David Murphy; Ousmane Sembène and the aesthetics of négritude, by Lifongo Vetinde --Islam and the question of identity in Ousmane Sembène's film 'Ceddo', by Cherif Correa. II. Discourses: A twice-told tale: the postcolonial allegory of 'La noire de'... and 'Faat kiné', by Dayna Oscherwitz;Bringing the rain indoors: rereading the national allegory in Ousmane Sembène's 'Xala', by Mathew H. Brown; Women in Sembène's films: spatial reconfigurations and cultural meanings, by Moussa Sow; Why does Diouana die? Facing history, migration and trauma in 'Black girl', by Lyell Davis. III. Language and aesthetics: Language, racial difference, and dialogic consciousness: Sembene's 'God's bits of wood', by Augustine Uka Nwanyanwu; An onomastic reading of Ousmane Sembène's 'Faat kiné', by Mouhamédoul A. Niang; Trans-formal aesthetics and cultural impact on Ousmane Sembène's explication of 'Xala', by Rachel Diang'a. Appendix: Testimonies on Ousmane Sembène: Makhète Diallo, Pathé Diagne, Fatoumata Kandé Senghor. [Book abstract]