TITLE

NEGRITUDE

AUTHOR(S)
MURDOCH, H. A.
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics 4th Edition;6/2/2012, p926
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Information about Negritude, an aesthetic and literary movement in the 1930s, is presented. Led by the writings of two black scholars from Aimé Césaire of Martinique and Léopold Sédar Senghor of Senegal, the movement centers on black consciousness and black creativity. Negritude had both a cultural and a political dimension and gained international recognition as a literary movement.
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112414970

 

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