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  • Title: Tribal Scars and Other Stories
  • Author: Ousmane Sembène Len Ortzen
  • ISBN: 9780435901424
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Hardcover
  • These twelve stories are further examples of Ousmane s strong social conscience He writes of ordinary people in Senegal and France with tenderness and a sense of realism, but often also with irony and humor He cares deeply about the plight of women among the polygamous Muslims of Mali, and in some of these stories he speaks on their behalf one of the first writers toThese twelve stories are further examples of Ousmane s strong social conscience He writes of ordinary people in Senegal and France with tenderness and a sense of realism, but often also with irony and humor He cares deeply about the plight of women among the polygamous Muslims of Mali, and in some of these stories he speaks on their behalf one of the first writers to do so Nor is he tender towards the new leaders of independent Africa they are, he says, black outside but just like the colonialists within.
    Tribal Scars and Other Stories These twelve stories are further examples of Ousmane s strong social conscience He writes of ordinary people in Senegal and France with tenderness and a sense of realism but often also with irony and

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    1. Ok, in truth it probably wasn t ok These stories are not particularly well written, the story lines are sloppily constructed, often simply dropping off, and the points, the messages, rarely clear to the reader My less than stellar French could influence my judgement but I really don t think so Why is the only thought to comes to mind after a handful of them.So why 2 stars Well, one star for being a book by an African author writing in the early 60s about life for Africans in Africa and as expatr [...]

    2. This collection of short stories is deceptively simple at first glance Ousmane Sembene, clearly drawing from his own life experience in both Senegal and France, paints a poignant portrait of the isolation and destructive nature of colonialism The stories look at the distortion of dreams and the destruction of culture in a variety of instances Sembene also writes about gender issues in Africa I think he is creating a parallel vision of women submitting to men and Senegal submitting to France, and [...]

    3. A good stretch for me a genre I don t normally read, and an author from a completely different country and culture Plenty to think about in each carefully woven short story, and a good glimpse of African thoughts and struggles Obviously it is not a good idea to take a single book and turn it into a stereotype of a continent, but I was surprised at the many ways the characters drawn by this Senegalese author fit some of my preconceived ideas about African life.

    4. Written by the late and great father of African film, these short stories are good reads and I can t help but notice his use of words to evoke visual images.

    5. Short stories about Senegal or SenegaleseInformative telling3 notable Lettres de FranceVoltaique Tribal Scars Her Three Days

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