Black skin, white masks by Frantz Fanon

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Published by Grove Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [Berkeley, Calif.] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Black race -- Social conditions,
  • Black race -- Psychology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementFrantz Fanon ; translated from the French by Richard Philcox.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN645 .F313 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21831995M
ISBN 100802143008
ISBN 109780802143006
LC Control Number2006049607

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Fanon seeks to understand the relationship between white and black people, and argues that both groups are trapped within their own racial identities. Fanon was a student of major Martinician postcolonial author Aimé Césaire, whose long essay, Discourse on Colonialism (), Fanon quotes at the beginning of Black Skin, White also quotes extensively from Césaire’s Notebook of a Return to the Native Land (), a book-length poem which explores Césaire’s relationship to Martinique and which is.

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Black Skin, White Masks Frantz Fanon, an afro-Caribbean psychiatrist has so painstakingly showed the Black social reality of the to the whole world, through his book Black Skin, White was clear to show that until today, this particular Black race is suffering from a “mental illness” that hinders his very existence into today’s.

Franz Fanon in the first chapter of his work Black Skin, White Masks ascribes the importance of language for the Negro. A Negro has two dimensions: A Negro has two dimensions: One with the white men and the other with the black man.

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Fanon grew up in Martinique, a Caribbean island under French control. At an early age, he observed that all the upper-class white French people all spoke perfect French, but all black, lower-class people spoke Creole, a less. Description: Black Skin, White Masks is a classic, devastating account of the dehumanising effects of colonisation experienced by black subjects living in a white world.

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Fanon studied medicine in France. He specialized in psychiatry. The novel looks at the minds of blacks under white rule, and the effects race has on French society. Throughout the book.

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