SubjectDescription: 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”
Sample of the sub-subject: Aimé Césaire
- Place of birth of Aimé Césaire: Basse-Pointe (Martinique, the Caribbean)
- Founder of the Negritude movement
- Founder of “Tropiques” (literary review) with his wife (Suzanne Roussi)
The main topics of the work of Aimé Césaire:
- The “Négritude” (Léon Damas and Leopold Sédar Senghor)
- Effects of Colonialism.
- For Aimé Césaire colonialism was a Western system based on economic exploitation (Discourse on Colonialism)
- For him, colonialism, racism or barbarism is the same
Bibliography of Aimé Césaire:
- Discourse on Colonialism
- Notebook of a Return to the Native Land
- The miraculous weapons
- The Tragedy of King Christophe
- A Season in the Congo
- Toussaint Louverture: the French Revolution and the colonial problem