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Frantz Fanon Critical Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 0415189764

ISBN-13: 9780415189767

Edition: 1998

Authors: Anthony C. Alessandrini

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Frantz Fanon was a fearless critic of colonialism and a key figure in Algeria's struggle for independence. Since his untimely death in 1961, Fanon's intellectual reputation has grown on the strength of influential works such asBlack Skin, White MasksandTheWretched of the Earthwith their incisive insights into issues of race and colonialism. Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectivesaddresses Fanon's extraordinary, often controversial writings, and examines the ways in which his work can shed light on contemporary issues in cultural politics. With sections addressing debates around gender and sexual politics, contemporary cultural studies, and the possibility for a new cultural politic which…    
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Book details

List price: $60.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/12/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.21" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Fanon studies, cultural studies, cultural politics
Re-reading Fanon's legacy
In the name of Algeria: Frantz Fanon and the Algerian Revolution
The politics of admittance: female sexual agency, miscegenation, and the formation of community in Frantz Fanon
Fanon and Capecia
Saint Fanon and "homosexual territory"
Fanon and/as cultural studies
Breaking up Fanon's voice
Fanon and the pitfalls of cultural studies
Fanon: An intervention into cultural studies
Fanon, trauma and cinema
Finding something different: Fanon and the future of cultural politics
Disavowing decolonization: Fanon, nationalism, and the question of representation in postcolonial theory
Busy in the ruins of a wretched phantasia
Politics and pathologies: on the subject of race in psychoanalysis
Terrorists and vampires: Fanon's spectral violence of decolonization
"I am not the slave of slavery": the politics of reparation in (French) postslavery communities
Bibliography
Index