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Ousmane Sembène : dialogues with critics and writers

Author: Samba Gadjigo
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Celebrates the work of Sembene, the African filmmaker and writer. This work contains critical essays on his oeuvre and is followed by a series of presentations by black writers. There are also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ousmane Sembène.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993
Named Person: Ousmane Sembène; Ousmane Sembène; Ousmane Sembène
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samba Gadjigo
ISBN: 0870238892 9780870238895
Language Note: In English and French.
OCLC Number: 28339413
Notes: "This book first appeared in October 1993 as a special issue of Contributions in Black studies"--Title page verso.
Based primarily on a conference held in Amherst, Mass., in April 1990.
Description: xii, 123 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Critical perspectives on the works of Ousmane Sembène. "Aesthetics, ideology, and social commitment in the prose fiction of Ousmane Sembène" / Frederick Ivor Case. "The Uniqueness of Ousmane Sembène's Cinema" / Françoise Pfaff. "Official history, popular memory: reconfiguration of the AfricanpPast in the films of Ousmane Sembène" / Mbye Cham. "Film production in francophone Africa 1961 to 1977: Ousmane Sembène --
An exception" / Claire Andrade-Watkins. Ousmane Sembène responds to questions from the audience --
pt. 2. Writers' forum: Language and the writer. Toni Cade Eambara. Earl Lovelace. Ngugi wa Thiongo. John Wideman. Ousmane Sembène. Discussion among the writers --
pt. 3. Ousmane Sembène's Remarks after the showing of his. Film "Camp de Thiaroye" --
pt. 4. An Interview with Ousmane Sembène / Sada Niang --
App.: A Select bibliography of Ousmane Sembène's written works --
App.: Films written and directed by Ousmane Sembène --
App.: A Critical bibliography on Ousmane Sembène's works.
Responsibility: edited by Samba Gadjigo 3 others.
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