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Fanon and the use of violence

           Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth is a provocative discourse on decolonization, revolution, and national culture which takes a deliberately Marxist worldview. I found this work to be an incredibly interesting, yet discomforting read. The … Continue reading

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Inherited History in Americanah

After reading David Scott’s “The Temporality of Generations: Dialogue, Tradition, Criticism,” I have begun to think about Adichie’s Americanah in relationship to colonial history—the past experience of the characters’ elder generations. Scott’s essay is invested in thinking about the politics … Continue reading

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