Seth L. Wolitz (essay date 1969)
SOURCE: Wolitz, Seth L. “The Hero of Negritude in the Theater of Aimé Césaire.” Kentucky Romance Quarterly 16, no. 3 (1969): 195-208.
[In the following essay, Wolitz explains the vision of Negritude as expressed by Césaire in his drama and poetry.]
“J'ai marché devant tous, triste et seul dans ma gloire.”
—Alfred de Vigny
The poet-President Léopold Senghor has written many theoretic tracts on Negritude,1 but Aimé Césaire, poet, playwright, Mayor of Fort-de-France, has expounded, for the most part, his vision of Negritude in verse and drama.
… ma Négritude n'est ni une tour ni une...
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