TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Lang, George
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Fall95, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9509184664

 

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