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Frantz Fanon, Postcolonialism and the Ethics of Difference

Azzedine Haddour

Abstract

Fanon, postcolonialism and the ethics of difference raises a host of crucial questions regarding the relevance of Fanon today: in today’s world, where violence and terror have gone global, what conclusions might we draw from Fanon’s work? Should we keep on blaming Fanon for the colonial violence, which he internalized and struggled against, and overlook the fact that the very Manichaeism that previously governed the economy of colonial societies is now generating violence and terror on a global scale? Has the new humanism which he inaugurates in the concluding section of The Wretched of the Ea ... More

Keywords: Fanon, colonial biopolitics, postcolonialism, gender, colonialism, negritude, Sartre, Said, tradition, translation, humanism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780719075230
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.7765/9781526140814

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Azzedine Haddour, author
University College London