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Frantz Fanon : a biography

Author: David Macey
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frantz Fanon; Frantz Fanon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Macey
ISBN: 9781844677733 1844677737 9781844678488 1844678482
OCLC Number: 798110476
Description: xxii, 639 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations --
Foreword --
1) Forgetting Fanon, Remembering Fanon --
2) Native Son --
3) An Tan Robè --
4) Dr Frantz Fanon --
5) 'Black Skin, White Masks' --
6) In Algeria's Capital of Madness --
7) The Explosion --
8) Exile --
9) 'We Algerians' --
10) The Year of Africa --
11) The Wretched of the Earth --
12) Endgame --
Afterword --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by David Macey.

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"A prodigiously researched, absorbing book about the mind and the passion of a twentieth-century revolutionary." New York Times Book Review "This year's biographical tour de force." New Statesman Read more...

 
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