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Cultural Hybridity and Existential Crisis in Richard Wright's The Outsider and Cheikh Hamidou Kane's L'aventure ambiguë

Abstract : In a letter sent to Michel Fabre in 1964, Léopold Sédar Senghor wrote about Richard Wright: His whole life and work tend to be the proof that he was a torn man, very much like me, all things considered. A man torn between the past and the future of his race, between the values of Négritude and those of European civilization. That Senghor identified himself with Richard Wright is particularly revealing in the sense that Senghor's personal trajectory epitomizes the intellectual journey of the p...
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Marc Mvé Bekale. Cultural Hybridity and Existential Crisis in Richard Wright's The Outsider and Cheikh Hamidou Kane's L'aventure ambiguë. Transatlantica. Revue d'études américaines/American Studies Journal, Association Française d’Études Américaines, 2009. ⟨hal-02556687⟩

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