Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms (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.

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780847686391
ISBN-10: 0847686396
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: December 11th, 1997
Pages: 198
Language: English