Cultural Representations of Massacre

Reinterpretations of the Mutiny of Senegal

  • Authors
  • Sabrina Parent

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Sabrina Parent
      Pages 1-11
  3. Historical Background and Representations of Thiaroye

  4. Representations of Thiaroye in Colonial Times

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Sabrina Parent
      Pages 31-45
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      Pages 47-57
  5. Representations of Thiaroye in the Postindependence Era

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-62
    2. Sabrina Parent
      Pages 63-79
    3. Sabrina Parent
      Pages 81-95
    4. Sabrina Parent
      Pages 97-136
  6. Representations of Thiaroye in a New Era

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-138
  7. Conclusion

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      Pages 169-173
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 175-210

About this book


In this book, Parent puts together a history of representations of the 1944 mutiny in Senegal. Combining firsthand analysis of the works and their intertextual interactions as well an external perspective, Parent engages with history, literature, film, poetics, and politics and highlights the importance of remembering the past.


Africa film independence politics

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