Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms

by Denean T. Sharpley-whiting

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers | December 11, 1997 | Trade Paperback |

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Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms represents a bold examination of previous feminist criticisms of Fanon and argues that Fanon''s writings on women and resistance provide the formative kernels of a liberating praxis for women existing under colonial and neocolonial oppression. Sharpley-Whiting skillfully brings together approaches from a broad range of academic fields, including critical race theory, literary and cultural criticism, and psychoanalysis as she assesses the relevance of Fanon''s theories of oppression to a feminist politics of resistance.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 198 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: December 11, 1997

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0847686396

ISBN - 13: 9780847686391

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Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms

Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms

by Denean T. Sharpley-whiting

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 198 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: December 11, 1997

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0847686396

ISBN - 13: 9780847686391

About the Book

Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms represents a bold examination of previous feminist criticisms of Fanon and argues that Fanon's writings on women and resistance provide the formative kernels of a liberating praxis for women existing under colonial and neocolonial oppression. Sharpley-Whiting skillfully brings together approaches from a broad range of academic fields, including critical race theory, literary and cultural criticism, and psychoanalysis as she assesses the relevance of Fanon's theories of oppression to a feminist politics of resistance.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Fanon, Conflicts, Feminisms Chapter 3 Fanon and Capecia Chapter 4 Colonialism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism: Liberating Algeria Chapter 5 Affinities: U.S. Radical Black Feminists and Fanon Chapter 6 Pitfalls, Postmodern Academic Feminist Consciousness, and U.S. Social Crises

From the Publisher

Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms represents a bold examination of previous feminist criticisms of Fanon and argues that Fanon''s writings on women and resistance provide the formative kernels of a liberating praxis for women existing under colonial and neocolonial oppression. Sharpley-Whiting skillfully brings together approaches from a broad range of academic fields, including critical race theory, literary and cultural criticism, and psychoanalysis as she assesses the relevance of Fanon''s theories of oppression to a feminist politics of resistance.

About the Author

T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting is assistant professor of French and African American Studies at Purdue University. She is the author of Black Female Bodies, White Male Imaginations: Nineteenth-Century French Narratives on Black Femininity and co-editor of Spoils of War: Women of Color, Cultures, and Revolution (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997) and Frantz Fanon: A Critical Reader.

From Our Editors

Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms represents a bold examination of previous feminist criticisms of Fanon and argues that Fanon's writings on women and resistance provide the formative kernels of a liberating praxis for women existing under colonial and neocolonial oppression. Fanon's analyses of the Negro and Language, his critique of the novelist Mayotte Capecia, and his views on the condition of Algerian women figure prominently in this study. Sharpley-Whiting skillfully brings together approaches from a broad range of academic fields, including critical race theory, literary and cultural criticism, and psychoanalysis as she assesses the relevance of Fanon's theories of oppression to a feminist politics of resistance.

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