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Black Docker By Ousmane Sembène Ros Schwartz,

  • Title: Black Docker
  • Author: Ousmane Sembène Ros Schwartz
  • ISBN: 9780435908966
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • Set in the 1950s, this book tells of Diaw Falla, a docker for whom work exists merely to finance his true obsession his writing As his novel nears completion, he meets Ginette Tontisanne whose good connections ensure he is published but, to his dismay, under her name.
    Black Docker Set in the s this book tells of Diaw Falla a docker for whom work exists merely to finance his true obsession his writing As his novel nears completion he meets Ginette Tontisanne whose good co

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    1. Sembene Ousmane s first novel, and it has all of a first novel s growing pains but still a great read It opens a fascinating and grim window onto the Black diaspora experience in Marseilles in the 1950s, along with the fierce and harsh life of the dock workers In terms of a tight story line and plotting this isn t quite there yet, the central character could still use a bit depth as the story seems to focus on circumstance and conditions, and the portrayal of women isn t the best though it doe [...]

    2. Sappy and coarse possibly exacerbated by a translation that is oftentimes antiquated, replete with gallicisms and weird punctuation , this short novel is still an informative read as a reflection of the historical times 70s France and politics immigration and racism For present day readers the overt sexism and homophobia will probably stand out the most indeed, the frank and presumably uncritical accounting of this is a warning and lesson to all progressive forces.

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