Frantz Fanon (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

Frantz Fanon (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

Pramod K. Nayar


Frantz Fanon has proven a place as a number one anticolonial philosopher, via key texts reminiscent of Black pores and skin, White Masks and The Wretched of the Earth. He has encouraged the paintings of thinkers from Edward acknowledged and Homi Bhabha to Paul Gilroy, yet his complicated paintings is usually misinterpreted as an apology for violence.

This transparent, student-friendly guidebook considers Fanon’s key texts and theories, :

  • Postcolonial theory’s appropriation of psychoanalysis
  • Anxieties round cultural nationalisms and the increase of local consciousness
  • Postcoloniality’s dating with violence and separatism
  • New humanism and concepts of neighborhood.

Introducing the paintings of this arguable theorist, Pramod ok. Nayar additionally bargains substitute readings, charting Fanon’s effect on postcolonial reports, literary feedback and cultural studies.

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