Negritude and Literary Criticism: The History and Theory of by Belinda Jack

By Belinda Jack

Negro-African literature in French is one in every of a couple of appellations most ordinarily used to explain a physique of literary texts written in French by way of Africans and people of African descent from approximately 1920 onward. Discussing the varied different phrases which were used to designate a similar physique of texts (Colonial literature, Black literature, literature of Negritude), Jack explores the complicated courting among how literatures are named and the way they're evaluated. the 1st thorough examine of the heritage and feedback of Negro-African literature in French, this paintings offers an account of the advance of a severe discourse and its effect on fundamental texts.

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