Carroll Yoder (essay date 1991)
SOURCE: Yoder, Carroll. “The Birth of Negritude.” In White Shadows: A Dialectical View of the French African Novel, pp. 79-104. Washington, D.C.: Three Continents Press, 1991.
[In the following essay, Yoder focuses on various political and cultural perspectives regarding Negritude, comparing and contrasting the views expressed by Senghor and others during the 1930s and beyond.]
One of the more audacious and supposedly noble goals of the colonial writers was to put words into the mouths of the Africans so that...
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