Catalogue


Ousmane Sembène : the making of a militant artist /
Samba Gadjigo ; translated by Moustapha Diop ; foreword by Danny Glover.
imprint
Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2010.
description
xxvi, 188 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9780253221513 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780253354136 (cloth : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
imprint
Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2010.
isbn
9780253221513 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780253354136 (cloth : alk. paper)
contents note
pt. 1. On the banks of a mighty river : Ousmane Sembène's childhood -- Casamance -- At the crossroads of cultures -- Youth and its discontents -- Colonial violence -- pt. 2. Dakar : the turbulent years -- The Lebu ghettos of Dakar Plateau -- The world of labor -- The experience of racism -- "Here we come, Marshal!" -- pt. 3. Dakar in the postwar period -- The winds of change -- The moment of truth -- pt. 4. The making of a militant-artist -- "The village" -- The docker -- The militant -- The fire-giver -- Conclusion -- Biographical landmarks.
general note
Translation of: Ousmane Sembène : une conscience africaine : genèse d'un destin hors du commun. Paris : Homnisphères, c2007.
catalogue key
7170056
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem