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Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385868-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8586-8
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter situates Léopold Sédar Senghor in relation to existing scholarship and his activities during World War II. It discusses the impact that his time in German POW camps had on his writing and thinking about how African cultural specificity, transcontinental hospitality, and human...
Published: 13 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383215-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8321-5
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
Published: 26 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395348-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9534-8
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter analyzes Senghor’s parliamentary campaign to transform the Fourth Republic’s French Union into a truly democratic federation, a union of peoples that would include former colonies as freely associated member states in a novel transcontinental political formation. Such a formation...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter relates Senghor’s constitutional struggle to remake France as a federal republic to its flip side: his vision of African socialism as a way to redeem European socialism and ensure that the postimperial political form he imagined would ensure social justice for Africans. It argues...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter begins by discussing the respective failures of Senghor and Césaire to realize their federalist visions of nonnational decolonization. It discusses the contradiction for each between having a revolutionary vision of postnational democracy yet devoting their lives to political...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Harney
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter is an introduction that explains the relation between this book and The French Imperial Nation-State and situates this study relative to recent scholarship on decolonization, postwar France, negritude, Aimé Césaire, Léopold Senghor, French imperial history, the postwar order...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Harney
Published: 02 November 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
... believe that there has been a certain coales- cence of events in the first years of this new millennium making this study quite timely. On 20 December 2001, Léopold Sédar Senghor died in Nor- mandy, at the age of ninety-six, after years of quiet retirement from public life. Not surprisingly, his passing...
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
...1Rhythm as the Architecture of Being: Reflections on un Âme Nègre The philosophical and poetic visions of Léopold Sédar Senghor fig-ured large in the cultural history of the immediate postindependenceperiod in Senegal. As the first president, Senghor erected an elabo- rate institutional and...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter traces Césaire’s rejection of departmentalization, his resignation from the French Communist Party, and his founding of the independent Parti progressiste martiniquais in 1958. It explores Césaire’s embrace of Senghor’s vision of cooperative federalism as a new legal status for...
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
...2The École de Dakar: Pan-Africanism in Paint and Textile Under Senghor s tutelage, Senegalese culture underwent a period ofgreat growth and prosperity. The new president placed the arts at thecenter of his attempt to craft a salient nationalist narrative and to pro- mote a coherent representation...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Harney
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
...- ist, rationalist, and individualist cultural values; and the formal separation of the private from the public. Hall,Modernity, 427. Notes 247 39 However, beginningwith Senghor and continuing through the administrations of his suc- cessor, art training was incorporated into local community...
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
... created at independence, they challenged the symbolic capital of the École de Dakar and the ideological tenets underlying its patronage. Like a number of other critics of the time, they rued not simply Senghor s seemingly naive return to a Negritude of the sources but also the Gallic flavor of its...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Harney
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
..., Léopold Sédar Senghor, established a lively, well- supported cultural system complete with art schools, a national museum, festivals, and touring exhibitions. This robust state patronage encouraged a new Senegalese modernism, using theories of Negritude as its guide. To date, most studies of this period...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Harney
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
..., 51, 76 77, 83; differences between Caribbean and African, 31 33; origins of, 21 31, 34 38; racialism and, 20, 41 42; Senghor s brand of, 9 11, 30 31, 38 48; Socialism and, 46, 83. See also Senghor, Léopold Sédar Negrophilia, 20, 26 31 New negro, 24, 26 27 Niass, Cheikh, 141, 203 5, 241 Nicodemus...
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
... undergone a process of incorporation into the mainstream. Moreover, as I have previously argued, the Laboratoire s solu- tions to the failings of the École de Dakar were similarly based on adap- tations of European ideas of artist and artistry. While Senghor s essential- ist identity discourse harnessed...
Published: 02 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386056-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
... centers in other former colonies. This chapter will also consider the means through which Senegalese art- ists have gained access to a global marketplace. In the early 1990s, claims to 218 In Senghor s Shadow a so-called new internationalism and postmodernist celebrations of differ- ence prevailed. These...