Thursday, 5 May 2011

Fanon Reading Group Text One: The “North African Syndrome”

The “North African Syndromewas Fanon's first academic publication. It was first published in a journal called Esprit in February 1952. At the time Fanon, then 27 years old, was a student studying psychiatry in Lyon. The “North African Syndrome was later included in the collection of Fanon’s essays published in French in 1964, three years after his death, and in English in 1967 under the title Toward the African Revolution.

The article is online in pdf here.

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