One man's Sande: Roger Dorsinville's L'homme derriere l'arbre: un Haitien au Liberia, a

Lang, George
September 1995
Research in African Literatures;Fall95, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p151
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Dicusses Roger Dorsinville's representation of Sande, an African sodality for women, through his use of photographs in his book `L'homme derriere l'arbre: un Haitien au Liberia.' Misconception that photographs capture reality directly; Review of Dorsinville's career; Questions about the ethnographic or aesthetic impulse in Dorsinville's photographs; Failure of Dorsinville to edit his own photographs.


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