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Césaire, Aimé

Overview
Works: 726 works in 2,116 publications in 10 languages and 32,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  French poetry 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Honoree, Other, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Editor, Publishing director
Classifications: PQ3949.C44, 841
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Most widely held works about Aimé Césaire
 
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Most widely held works by Aimé Césaire
Discourse on colonialism by Aimé Césaire( Book )
100 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This classic work, first published in France in 1955, profoundly influenced the generation of scholars and activists at the forefront of liberation struggles in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Nearly twenty years later, when published for the first time in English, Discourse on Colonialism inspired a new generation engaged in the Civil Rights, Black Power and antiwar movements."--BOOK JACKET
Notebook of a return to the native land by Aimé Césaire( Book )
137 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Digte præget af surrealismen og samtidig et kampskrift for de sortes sag
Une tempête; d'après "La tempête" de Shakespeare. Adaptation pour un théâtre nègre by Aimé Césaire( Book )
79 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une saison au Congo by Aimé Césaire( Book )
66 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Afrique au temps du vertige des indépendances reconquises. De temps en temps, une grande et haute figure. Au Congo, celle de Patrice Lumumba. Homme politique. Sans doute le seul du Congo, et le plus grand de l'Afrique. C'est qu'il y a en lui du voyant et du poète. A travers cet homme que sa stature même semble désigner pour le mythe, toute l'histoire d'un continent et d'une humanité se joue de manière exemplaire et symbolique
La tragédie du roi Christophe; théâtre by Aimé Césaire( Book )
82 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La tragédie du roi Christophe est une œuvre barbare (au sens noble du terme) lyrique et nécessaire. Affirmant que la politique est la force moderne du destin et l'histoire la politique vécue, Aimé Césaire donne à voir l'invention du futur, d'un futur enraciné. L'aventure haïtienne de Christophe ebvoque le destin collectif du peuple africain d'aujourd'hui. A la phase de la révolte aiguë a succédé celle de la re-connaissance, de la constitution d'un patrimoine authentique et librement assumé. -- Back cover
Les armes miraculeuses by Aimé Césaire( Book )
41 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in French and Spanish and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Digte præget af et voldsomt billedsprog og politisk engagement
A season in the Congo : a play by Aimé Césaire( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toussaint Louverture; la Révolution française et le problème colonial by Aimé Césaire( Book )
54 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The original 1939 notebook of a Return to the native land by Aimé Césaire( )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aimé Césaire's masterpiece, Notebook of a Return to the Native Land, is a work of immense cultural significance and beauty. This long poem was the beginning of Césaire's quest for négritude, and it became an anthem of blacks around the world. Commentary on Césaire's work has often focused on its Cold War and inticolonialist rhetoric - material that Césaire only added in 1956. The original 1939 version of the poem, here in French and in its first English translation, reveals a work that is both spiritual and cultural in structure, tone, and thrust. This Wesleyan edition includes the original illustrations by Wilfredo Lam, and an introduction, notes, and chronology by A. James Arnold. --from inside jacket
Et les chiens se taisaient, tragédie by Aimé Césaire( Book )
50 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cadastre : poèmes by Aimé Césaire( Book )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moi, laminaire-- : poèmes by Aimé Césaire( Book )
17 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La poésie by Aimé Césaire( Book )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La disparition dʹAimé Césaire, il y a un an, donna lieu à un surprenant concert de louanges médiatiques. Les obsèques nationales qui lui furent rendues, lʹempressement aussi unanime que tardif de la classe politique française, où perçait lʹaveu dʹune certaine mauvaise conscience, tout ceci ne doit pas faire oublier quʹAimé Césaire fut longtemps tenu à la marge. Homme de colère plutôt que de compromis, il est avant tout lʹauteur dʹune œuvre poétique enfiévrée, enchantée, dont les premiers mots résonnent encore avec une violence nue: "Au bout du petit matin ... / Va-tʹen, lui disais-je, gueule de flic, gueule de vache, va-tʹen je déteste les larbins de lʹordre et les hannetons de lʹespérance." (Cahier dʹun retour au pays natal). Sous le titre général La Poésie, cette œuvre fut rassemblée au Seuil pour la première fois en 1994, puis reéditée en 2006. Elle est à nouveau remise en vente. -- Description from http://livre.fnac.com (Oct. 19, 2011)
Ferrements; poèmes by Aimé Césaire( Book )
17 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aimé Césaire a voice for history = une voix pour l'histoire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series introduces the celebrated Martinican author who coined the term "negritude" and launched the movement called the "Great Black Cry." This three part study features many of the most important and artistic intellectual figures of the past six decades
Solar throat slashed : the unexpurgated 1948 edition by Aimé Césaire( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soleil cou coupé (Solar Throat Slashed) is Aimé Césaire's most explosive collection of poetry. Animistically dense, charged with eroticism and blasphemy, and imbued with an African and Vodun spirituality, this book takes the French surrealist adventure to new heights and depths. A Césaire poem is an intersection at which metaphoric traceries create historically aware nexuses of thought and experience, jagged solidarity, apocalyptic surgery, and solar dynamite. The original 1948 French edition of Soleil cou coupé has a dense magico-religious frame of reference. In the late 1950s, Césaire was increasingly politically focused and seeking a wider audience, when he, in effect, gelded the 1948 text--eliminating 31 of the 72 poems, and editing another 29. Until now, only the revised 1961 edition, called Cadastre, has been translated. The revised text lacks the radical originality of Soleil cou coupé. This Wesleyan edition presents all the original poems en face with the new English translations.--From publisher description
The tragedy of King Christophe : a play by Aimé Césaire( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cadastre; poems by Aimé Césaire( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Africa to America to Paris the migration of black writers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the path of African-American literature from the shores of the U.S. to the Left Bank of Paris at the end of World War II through the late 1960s. The program provides context by first exploring the New Orleans salon poetry of Desdunes and then discussing the historic suppression of black activists in the U.S. after the Harlem Renaissance. This program primarily traces the lives of James Baldwin, Richard Wright and Chester Himes who immigrated to Paris seeking greater intellectual freedom. Includes remembrances of fellow artists and readings from their diaries and works
Soleil éclaté : mélanges offerts à Aimé Césaire à l'occasion de son soixante-dixième anniversaire ( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in French and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Césaire, A.
Césaire, A. 1913-2008
Césaire, A. (Aimé)
Césaire, Aimé
Césaire, Aimé Fernand.
Césaire, Aimé Fernand David 1913-2008
إيميه سيزير، 1913-2008
セゼール, エメ
Languages
French (594)
English (183)
German (35)
Spanish (25)
Italian (8)
Multiple languages (3)
Norwegian (3)
Slovenian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Danish (1)
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