Black Skin, White Masks
Few modern voices have had as profound an impact on the black identity and critical race theory as Frantz Fanon, and Black Skin, White Masks represents some of his most important work. Fanon’s masterwork is now available in a new translation that updates its language for a new generation of readers.
A major influence on civil rights, anti-colonial, and black consciousness movements around the world, Black Skin, White Masks is the unsurpassed study of the black psyche in a white world. Hailed for its scientific analysis and poetic grace when it was first published in 1952, the book remains a vital force today from one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and racial difference in history.
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This is an extended essay regarding the current dominant culture of the world, the Western Christian one. Can a black man, being conversant with this culture be truly said to be completely black? This is the beginning of the cultural appropriation debate. Well argued. Read full review
A very good read. This the first book I have read written by Fanon. I would have loved to read it earlier in my life. Fanon made the correct analysis when he wrote this book.
THE BLACK MAN AND LANGUAGE
THE WOMAN OF COLOR AND THE WHITE MAN
THE MAN OF COLOR AND THE WHITE WOMAN
THE SOCALLED DEPENDENCY COMPLEX OF THE COLONIZED
THE LIVED EXPERIENCE OF THE BLACK MAN
THE BLACK MAN AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
THE BLACK MAN AND RECOGNITION
B The Black Man and Hegel
BY WAY OF CONCLUSION
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