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Palcy, Euzhan

Overview
Works: 70 works in 216 publications in 6 languages and 3,756 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Quotations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Conceptor, Author of dialog, Adapter, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.B55, 791.4372
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Publications about Euzhan Palcy
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Most widely held works by Euzhan Palcy
Ruby Bridges ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,527 libraries worldwide
When bright six year old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time
Rue Cases-Nègres Sugar cane alley by Euzhan Palcy( visu )
61 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
The teenage life and adventures of young José, who lives in a shanty-town on Martinique in the mid-1930s, comprises the body of this film. José lives with his grandmother and is well aware of the French colonial presence. He gets into mischief, learns valuable lessons on living from an old former slave, drinks too much one time, and even sets fire to one of the run-down shanties. Regardless of his pranks, José never neglects his education
Aimé Césaire a voice for history = une voix pour l'histoire by Euzhan Palcy( visu )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
This series introduces the celebrated Martinican author who coined the term "negritude" and lauched the movement called the "Great Black Cry." This three part study features many of the most important and artistic intellectual figures of the past six decades
A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Teacher Ben du Toit sees himself as a caring and just person. When his gardener's son is beaten up by police at a demonstration by black children, he sees that society is built on a foundation of prejudice
Aimé Césaire a voice for history ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Part 1 or a 3 part series on the Martinique author, Aime Cesaire, introduces Cesaire, his wife Suzanne who founded in 1939 the seminal literary review, Tropiques, a journal which influenced Caribbean intellectuals and spawned the Negritude Literary Movement. After WWII, Cesaire served as mayor of Fort-de-France and Martinique's representative in the French National Assembly during the crucial years of decolonization. He discusses the difficulty of balancing the life of a poet with that of a practical politician for over 50 years
Aimé Césaire a voice for history ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 41 libraries worldwide
In Part 3 or this 3 part series Cesaire responds to the disappointments of the post-colonial world and expresses his hopes for the future. In the 1960s his plays were among the first to warn of the dangers of neo-colonialism. French anthropoligist Edgar Morin, biographer Roger Toumson, novelist Maryse Conde and American writer Maya Angelou and others testify to Cesaire's central role as a "founding ancestor" for the current flowering of African Diaspora literature
Aimé Césaire a voice for history ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Part 2 or this 3 part series moves to Paris in the 1930s where Cesaire, Leopold Senghor, first president of Senegal, and the French Guyanese poet, Leon Damas developed the concept of Negritude, a world wide revindication of African values. After WWII the Negritude movement centered around a French publishing house, Presence Africaine, which attracted the support of progressive French intellectuals including Pablo Picasso, Albert Camus and Jean Paul Sartre
Screenwriters on screenwriting by Ally Acker( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Includes interviews with screenwriters: Euzhan Palcy, Jay Presson Allen, Harriet Frank Jr., Fay Kanin and Margarethe Von Trotta along with clips from some of their films
Sugar Cane Alley ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in French and English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Set in Martinique in 1931, this film established 28-year-old Palcy as a major filmmaking talent. Mixing fiction with documentary styles, her film paints a rich portrait of life under French colonial rule. The conditions of black plantation workers are presented from the perspective of a quiet, perceptive 11-year-old orphan who lives with his grandmother. The film charts his rise from shantytown to brilliant student and writer. (Circulates)
The killing yard ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"The Attica prison riots of 1971 left 10 guards and 39 inmates dead and marked a bloody chapter in American history. This is the true story of Shango, an African-American inmate used by the authorities as a scapegoat to cover a conspiracy that would permeate to even New York state Governor Nelson Rockefeller"--Container
Parcours de dissidents ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
1940: the French Caribbean islands are ruled with an iron hand by Admiral Robert, who vigorously applies the collaborationist policies of Marshal Petain. Teenagers of both sexes refuse to accept France's capitulation. General de Gaulle's radio message from London on June 18th, 1940 urging the French to resist, awakens the conscience of those for whom Vichy is synonymous with enslavement. Thus, thousands of young people from Martinique and Guadeloupe risked their lives to join the General who represents freedom for them, and whom they were secretly calling "General Micro."
Dionysos by Jean Rouch( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"La nécessité du culte de la nature dans les sociétés industrielles, telle est la thèse que soutient en Sorbonne Hugh Gray. Pendant la soutenance se produisent des phénomènes insolites--"--Conteneur
Un'arida stagione bianca = A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy( visu )
4 editions published in 1989 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Ruby Bridges Pogumna Ruby ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Una árida estación blanca = A dry white season ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Une saison blanche et sèche ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lorsqu'il apprend que son jardinier noir, Gordon, vient d'être arrêté par la police, Ben du Toit, professeur dans un collège de Johannesburg, cherche à intervenir poliment en sa faveur auprès des autorités. Peu après, le corps de Gordon est rendu à sa famille après qu'il se soit censément suicidé en prison. Mais le cadavre porte des marques de torture et Ben décide de poursuivre en justice certains policiers avec l'aide d'un avocat spécialisé en droits civiques. L'affaire sera cependant déboutée
Black shack alley ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Aimé Césaire, une parole pour le XXIème siècle ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Attica, la cárcel de la muerte = The killing yard ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Attica prison riots of 1971 left 10 guards and 39 inmates dead and marked a bloody chapter in American history. This drama is based on the true story of Shango, an African-American inmate used by the authorities as a scapegoat to cover a conspiracy that would permeate to even New York state Governor Nelson Rockefeller
Césaire by Aimé Césaire( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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