Fanon: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$43.54
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $28.85
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 46%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $28.85   
  • New (3) from $37.10   
  • Used (8) from $28.85   

Overview

The wide range of disciplines represented here enables the volume to stand as a contextualizing work in Fanon studies. It contains new original essays on Africana philosophy, the human sciences, dialectical humanism, women of color studies, neocolonial and postcolonial studies, violence, and tragedy.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557868961
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/9/1996
  • Series: Blackwell Critical Reader Series , #3
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.19 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Lewis R. Gordon teaches philosophy and African American studies at Purdue University. He is author of Fanon and the Crisis of European Man: An Essay on Philosophy and the Human Sciences (1995) and Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism (1995), as well as editor of Existence in Black: An Anthology of Black Existential Philosophy (1996) and co-editor of Black Texts and Black Textuality: Constructing and de-constructing Blackness.

T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting teaches French and African American Studies at Purdue University. She is co-editor of Spoils of War: Women, Cultures, Revolutions and author of Black Female Bodies, White Male Imaginations: Nineteenth-Century French Narratives on Black Femininity.

Renée T. White teaches sociology and African American Studies at Purdue University. She is co-editor of Black Texts and Black Textuality and Spoils of War. She is also completing her first book, New Sexual Identities: Black Teenage Women and Sex in the AIDS Era.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Foreword: Leonard Harris (Purdue University) & Carolyn Johnson.

Introduction.

Part I: Oppression:.

1. Fanon, Oppression and Resentment: The Black Experience in the United States: Floyd W. Hayes III (Purdue University).

2. Perspectives of Du Bois and Fanon on the Psychology of Oppression: Stanley O. Gaines, Jr.

3. Racism and Objectification: Reflections on Themes from Fanon: Richard Schitt (Brown University).

Part II: Questioning the Human Sciences:.

4. Fanon's Body of Black Experience: Ronald A. T. Judy (University of Pittsburgh).

5. The Black and the Body Politic: Fanon's Existential Phenomenological Critique of Psychoanalysis: Lewis R. Gordon.

6. To Cure and to Free: The Fanonian Project of Decolonized Psychiatry: Francoise Verges (UC Berkeley).

7. Revolutionizing Theory: Sociological Dimensions in Fanon's Sociologie D'Une Revolution: Renee T. White (Purdue University).

Part III: Identity and the Dialectics of Recognition: .

8. Casting the Slough: Fanons New Humanism for a New Humanity: Robert Bernasconi (University of Memphis).

9. Fanon, Sartre and Identity Politics: Sonia Kruks (Oberlin College).

10. The Difference Between the Hegelian and Fanonian Dialectic of Lordship and Bondage: Lou Turner.

Part IV: Fanon and the Emancipation of Women of Color: .

11. Antiblack Femininity - Mixed-Race Identity: Engaging Fanon to Reread Capecia: T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting (Purdue University).

12. Violent Women: Surging into Forbidden Quarter: Nada Elia (Western Illinois University-Macomb).

13. To Conquer the Veil: Fanon's Continued Relevance to Algeria: Eddy Souffrant (Marquette University).

14. Invisibility and Super/Vision: Fanon on Race, Veils, and Discourses of Resistance: David Theo Goldberg (Arizona State University).

Part V: Postcolonial Dreams, Neocolonial Realities: .

15. Public (Re)Memory, Vindicating Narratives, and Troubling Beginnings: Towards a Postcolonial Psychoanalytical Theory: Maurice Stevens (Santa Cruz).

16. Fanon, African and Afro-Caribbean Philosophy: Paget Henry (Brown University).

17. Fanon and the Contemporary Discourse of African Philosophy: Tsenay Serequeberhan (Simmons College).

18. On the Misadvertures of National Consciousness: A Retrospect on Frantz Fanon's Gift of Prophecy: Olufemi Taiwo (Loyola University, Chicago).

Part VI: Resistance and Revolutionary Violence:.

19. Jammin' the Airwaves and Tuning Into the Revolution: The Dialectics of the Radio in L'An Cinq du la Revolution Algerienne: Nigel Gibson (Columbia University).

20. Fanon on the Role of Violence in Liberation: A Comparison to Gandhi and Mandela: Gail M. Presby (Marist College).

21. Fanon's Tragic Revolutionary Violence: Lewis R. Gordon (Purdue University).

Afterword: Joy Ann James (University of Massachusetts & University of Colorado).

Bibliography.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)