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.
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.
Renee 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.
Release date NZ
July 26th, 1996
Edited by Lewis Gordon
Edited by Renee T. White
Edited by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting