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Author Gadjigo, Samba, 1954-

Common Titl Ousmane Sembčne. English
Title Ousmane Sembčne : the making of a militant artist / Samba Gadjigo ; translated by Moustapha Diop ; with a foreword by Danny Glover

Publ Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2010]
©2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PQ3989.S46 Z6613 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PQ3989.S46 Z6613 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvi, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Translation of: Ousmane Sembčne : une conscience africaine : genčse d'un destin hors du commun. Paris : Homnisphčres, c2007
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. On the banks of a mighty river : Ousmane Sembčne'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
LC subject Sembčne, Ousmane, 1923-2007
Sembčne, Ousmane, 1923-2007 -- Political and social views
Authors, Senegalese -- 20th century -- Biography
Motion picture producers and directors -- Senegal -- Biography
Senegalese literature (French) -- History and criticism
Senegal -- Intellectual life
Senegal -- Colonial influence
Postcolonialism -- Social aspects -- Senegal
Casamance (Senegal) -- Biography
Marseille (France) -- Biography
ISBN 9780253354136 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253354137 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253221513 (pbk. : alk. paper)
025322151X (pbk. : alk. paper)