Aimé Césaire by Romuald Fonkoua

By Romuald Fonkoua

Ecrivain, poète, dramaturge, militant politique, Aimé Césaire (1913-2008) est l'un des acteurs prépondérants de l. a. révolution noire qui s'est jouée sur tous les continents dans l'après-guerre. Mais cet homme du monde incarne d'abord l'intellectuel français, dont l'histoire et l. a. vie jalonnent les grands moments de notre histoire.

Il y a cent ans naissait Aimé Césaire. De l. a. Martinique à l'Assemblée nationale, sa vie est jalonnée de rencontres décisives et d'amitiés essentielles. Poète, politique et dramaturge, Césaire incarne avec Brio los angeles determine de l'intellectuel noir dont les idées, les œuvres et l'action ont accompagné l'histoire de tous les opprimés et colonisés du XXe siècle. Soulignant sa prose remarquable au provider de factors justes, l'auteur insiste également sur son amour inconditionnel pour l. a. scène théâtrale.

Professeur de littérature francophone à l'université Paris-Sorbonne où il dirige le centre overseas d'études francophones (CIEF), Romuald Fonkoua est également professeur à Middlebury Collège (Vermont, États-Unis) et rédacteur en chef de los angeles revue Présence africaine.
Cet ouvrage a obtenu le prix Robert Delavignette de l'Académie des sciences d'outre-mer.

3Une biographie très documentée, aussi admirative qu'inspirée. "
Catherine Golliau, Le Point

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This form of engagement never goes on and on, with blah here and blah there, when specific, pointed action can be so m u c h more satisfying. O f course, I may never be able to persuade old-fashioned judges and profit-minded publishers that the brief encounter, literature-wise, is worth exploring, savoring even, but I can still try. In this essay, I have identified a few pleasures particular to the genre. 1. When it's over, you long for more. Compare this feeling with that of the "sustained" experience, where you often find yourself thinking, "Well, that was nice, but way too long.

It hung in our garage, my mother's Buick pinning some dervish. "That's a bit frightening, dear," said Sister Ana Maria, before she brightened. She was no enemy of the morbid. " My hell won its A. Sister Ana Maria, a native of Barcelona, was a Carmelite Sister of Charity, which might have remained a cloistered order had not the Spanish Civil War caused it to relocate in northern California, where the nuns' penance was to teach school, and where they continued filtering long after the republican victory.

The mind that writes short stories is a worrying mind. Why did something happen the way it happened? Who was to blame? What forces forced the people to act as they did? Why did my mother rage at my father for helping his sisters move their furniture? Why was my aunt in love with my father? ) Why did my grandmother tell me that God could see everything I did, so I'd better be good? All of these questions were embedded in my being from the start of consciousness, and it seemed to me if I thought hard enough, I could find the answers to them.

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