Léopold Sédar Senghor and the Civilization of the Universal

Mabana, Kahiudi C.
November 2012
Diogenes;Nov2012, Vol. 59 Issue 3/4, p4
Academic Journal
The article discusses Leopold Sedar Senghor's conception of Negritude and its implications in terms of black identification and the recognition of Africa as the birthplace of races. Topics discussed include Senghor's passion for Negritude and his impact on the African and Francophone culture, Sengor's definition of Negritude as the entire values of the civilization of the black world and his poetry which presents an intense emotion of the idyllic Africa and the harmony of the African universe.


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