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Who is Aimé Césaire?
Aimé Césaire: Aimé Fernand David Césaire was a Francophone and French poet, author and politician from the Martinique. He was "one of the founders of the négritude movement in Francophone literature". He wrote such works as A Tempest, a response to Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, and Discourse on Colonialism, an essay describing the strife between the colonizers and the colonized. Césaire’s native language is French. His works have been translated into several languages, English included.
- also known as Aime Cesaire
- born on (102 years ago) in Basse-Pointe
- nationality: France, Martinique
- profession: Poet, politician
- died on (7 years ago) in Fort-de-France
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Modern Criticism and Theory (2014)
by Nigel Wood, David Lodge
Aimé Césaire is a native of Martinique and a university graduate. Again we find this in Michel Leiris: If in the ...
What Fanon Said (2015)
A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thought by Lewis R. Gordon, Drucilla Cornell
Aimé Césaire is a native of Martinique and a university graduate” (Pn 31). The black television reporter who speaks as white reporters ...
by Abiola Irele
Modernism and Négritude: The Poetry and Poetics ofAimé Césaire. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1981. Césaire, Aimé. Aimé Césaire: The Collected Poetry. Translated by ...
by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope
Aimé Césaire was a brilliant student at the Lycée Schoelcher, Fort de France. Leaving for Paris with a scholarship to attend the prestigious Lycée ...
Encyclopedia of World Poetry (2015)
by R. Victoria Arana
Martiniquais poet, playwright Aimé Césaire—poet, playwright, essayist, and political leader—was born in 1913 in BassePointe, a small coastal town in northeast Martinique, then under French colonial rule. The second of six children, ...
by John D. H. Downing
Sénégal's future president Léopold Senghor and Martinique's extraordinary political poet Aimé Césaire were among the leaders of this movement. A movement publication, Revue du Monde Noir (Black World Review), though only appearing ...
by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa
Beginnings Leopold Sédar Senghor from Senegal, Aimé Césaire from Martinique , and Léon-Gontran Damas from Guiana are regarded as the “three fathers” of Negritude. Originally from French colonies, but living in France, the three men ...
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