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A Season In The Congo

$22.00
SKU 9780857427571

translated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

This play by renowned poet and political activist Aimé Césaire recounts the tragic death of Patrice Lumumba, the first prime minister of the Congo Republic and an African nationalist hero. A Season in the Congo follows Lumumba's efforts to free the Congolese from Belgian rule and the political struggles that led to his assassination in 1961. Césaire powerfully depicts Lumumba as a sympathetic, Christ-like figure whose conscious martyrdom reflects his self-sacrificing humanity and commitment to pan-Africanism.

Paperback: 160 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
ISBN: 9780857427571

Published by Seagull Books