Aimé Césaire (Martinican Poet)

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Subject Description: Aimé Césaire (Poet, Martinique).

The Martinican Poet, Author and Politician Aimé Fernand David Césaire (1913 - 2008) is one of the leaders and founders of the “Negritude movement.” In his works; he criticised the “humanist” elucidation of colonialism.

Nobody colonizes inoffensively, those civilisations justifying colonisation is a Ill Civilisation” Aimé Césaire

The sub-subject “Aimé Césaire (Poet, Martinique)” is studied...
  1. Doctorates: Africa, America

Languages of study English or French Aimé Césaire Portuguese Aimé Césaire Spanish Aimé Césaire.

Sample of the sub-subject: Aimé Césaire
Aimé Césaire (Martinican Poet)

  1. Place of birth of Aimé Césaire: Basse-Pointe (Martinique, the Caribbean)
  2. Founder of the Negritude movement
  3. Founder of “Tropiques” (literary review) with his wife (Suzanne Roussi)

The main topics of the work of Aimé Césaire:

  1. The “Négritude” (Léon Damas and Leopold Sédar Senghor)
  2. Effects of Colonialism
  3. For Aimé Césaire colonialism was a Western system based on economic exploitation (Discourse on Colonialism)
  4. For him, colonialism, racism or barbarism is the same

Bibliography of Aimé Césaire:

  1. Discourse on Colonialism
  2. Notebook of a Return to the Native Land
  3. The miraculous weapons
  4. The Tragedy of King Christophe
  5. A Season in the Congo
  6. Toussaint Louverture: The French Revolution and the colonial problem

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