Item Details

Learning From the Curse: Sembene's Xala

written by Richard Fardon ; drawn by Sènga la Rouge
Format
Book
Published
London : C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
1849046956, 9781849046954
Summary
"This book is about a story, Ousmane Sembene's Xala, about a time, the aftermath of Senegalese Independence, and about a place, Dakar, the capital of Senegal. It's also about the collaboration between an artist and an anthropologist, who have reacted in their different mediums to the story,time and place, and to what the other made of them." -- From the first chapter.
Contents
  • First Word
  • Overture
  • Patriarchy Unplugged
  • Kleptocrats
  • Mobilities
  • Fetishism
  • Renown
  • Soundscapes
  • Denouement
  • Last Word.
Description
133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 130-133).
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