David Rubadiri, Leopold Sedar Senghor, Bernard Fonlon, Wole Soyinka / WNET/13

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Date
1964
Main contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Summary
Examines French African literature and the concept of "negritude," the idea of a unique African collective personality. Visits a classroom in Nyasaland, where the teacher-poet Rubadiri discusses Soyinka's poem "Telephone Conversation." Presents President Senghor of Senegal, also an admired poet, who speaks on the concept of "negritude." Closes with an interview of Dr. Fonlon in Cameroon, who discusses dangers facing African literature.
Contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana Univ/No Longer Available
Subjects
African literature; History and criticism; Authors, African; Negritude (Literary movement); Africa List; Literature List
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (29 min.) sound,black and white/monochrome; 16 mm
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