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The tears of the black man

Author: Alain Mabanckou; Dominic Richard David Thomas
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2018]
Series: Global African voices.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Embracing the challenges faced by ethnic minority communities today, The Tears of the Black Man looks to the future, arguing that the history of Africa has yet to be written and seeking a path toward affirmation and reconciliation.
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Mabanckou, Alain, 1966-
Tears of the black man.
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017060530
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Mabanckou; Dominic Richard David Thomas
ISBN: 9780253035844 0253035848 9780253035868 0253035864
OCLC Number: 1032288259
Language Note: In English; translated from the French.
Notes: "First published as Le Sanglot de l'Homme Noir by Editions Fayard (c) 2012."
Description: 1 online resource (74 pages)
Contents: The black man's tears (Pascal Bruckner) --
A Negro in Paris (Bernard Dadie) --
The spirit of the laws (Montesquieu) --
Murderous identities (Amin Maalouf) --
Road to Europe (Ferdinand Oyono) --
How can one be Persian? (Montesquieu) --
The foreign student (Philippe Labro) --
Bound to violence (Yambo Ouologuem) --
The identity card (Jean-Marc Adiaffi) --
Literature of the stomach (Julien Gracq) --
Phantom Africa (Michel Leiris) --
The suns of independence (Ahmadou Kourouma).
Series Title: Global African voices.
Other Titles: Sanglot de l'homme noir.
Responsibility: Alain Mabanckou ; translated by Dominic Thomas.

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