Senghor's Anxiety of Influence

John E. Drabinski

Abstract


An examination of the question of influence in Senghor's work, with particular attention to the concept of assimilation - which I argue allows Senghor to responsibly adopt notions from French vitalist and life-philosophy traditions, despite their close ties to colonial and imperial histories.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jffp.2016.758



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