Tag Archives: The Wretched of the Earth

Johnathon Hall – Syllabus Assignment

For those not wishing to view my infographic syllabus below… I’ve typed the sources at the top!  Hopefully the image is legible upon publication and isn’t shrunk too much.  That being said, I rather like my image and hope you … Continue reading

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Western Religion in Colonial and Postcolonial Life

I wanted to address a secondary feature of Fanon’s chapter “On Violence” from The Wretched of the Earth, namely the role of religion and religious language in the process of decolonization and the postcolonial life (which will potentially feature in … Continue reading

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Fanon and Externality

In his chapter “On National Culture,” Fanon argues that it is only through the formation of a liberated nation that national culture can be constructed. Or, to be more precise, it is the very act of liberation (and the violent … Continue reading

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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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