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Title: Success and Failure: Frantz Fanon and Lamine Senghor as (False) Prophets of Decolonization?
Authors: Murphy, David
Contact Email: d.f.murphy@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Frantz Fanon
Lamine Senghor
anti-colonialism
Marxism
black internationalism
decolonization
Issue Date: Mar-2015
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Citation: Murphy D (2015) Success and Failure: Frantz Fanon and Lamine Senghor as (False) Prophets of Decolonization?, Nottingham French Studies, 54 (1), pp. 92-106.
Abstract: Frantz Fanon has often been hailed as the great prophet of decolonization. At the same time, his most severe critics have accused his work of providing intellectual-political cover for some of the worst excesses of the newly independent regimes. This article builds on David Macey's contextualizing work in order to think in a more general fashion about the processes involved in deeming a given thinker or movement to be either a failure or a success, comparing Fanon's legacy with that of Lamine Senghor, a neglected anti-colonial militant of the interwar period.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/23407
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/nfs.2015.0108
Rights: Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Nottingham French Studies, 2015, Volume 54 Issue 1, Page 92-106 by Edinburgh University Press. The original publication is available at: http://www.euppublishing.com/doi/abs/10.3366/nfs.2015.0108
Affiliation: SLCR: French

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